Russian Naval Force Passes Close to Rye
Huy Garris sent in this picture of the Russian Navy vessels sailing past Rye on their way to Syria via the English Channel in October.
The Russian fleet, including the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and the nuclear-powered Pyotr Velikiy battle cruiser, crossed the Bay of Biscay and enter the Mediterranean at Gibraltar.
It seems the warships assisted in the bombardment of Aleppo although Russia has denied that this was part of their plan.
“Rye’s Own” Bulletin Saturday 17 December 2016
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