Russia claims a US warship ran away after one of its destroyers threatened to ram it, but the US Navy says it didn't happen



US Navy The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation Thursday that challenged Russia's excessive maritime claims in the Sea of Japan. Russia accused the US of violating its territory and claimed that the destroyer Admiral Vinogradov warned the American vessel and threatened to ram it. The Russian defense ministry said that the US ship departed immediately after the warning. The US Navy said that the Russian statement is "false," and a Navy official told Insider that there was nothing unsafe, unprofessional, or threatening about the...

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