Monday, September 22, 2008

Russian warships set sail for manoeuvres in the Caribbean

Russia sends ships on exercises in U.S. 'backyard'

Russian Warship Peter the Great heads the fleet traveling 15,000 miles to Venezuela 

This is number 8 !

  1. Invasion of Georgia
  2. Recognizing South Ossetia and Abkhazia
  3. Sending Bomber to 'visit' Chavez
  4. Signing mutual defense agreements with S. Ossetia and Abkhazia
  5. Signing contracts with Iran for S-300 surface to air missiles, adding on to the 29 Tor -M1 Missiles they've already delivered
  6. Negotiating with Venezuela for missile defense systems, SU-35 jets, and other military hardware.
  7. Russian warships in Syrian Port
  8. Russian Warships in Caribbean
At some point, the West is going to have to say NYET!

Russian warships set sail on Monday for manoeuvres in the Caribbean area calculated to demonstrate to the United States Moscow's return as a global power on the military and political stage.

The exercises, drawing on a strong alliance with Venezuela's anti-American President Hugo Chavez, will be closely watched by Western navies as the first such projection of Russian power close to U.S. shores since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Navy spokesman Igor Dygalo said the nuclear-powered heavy missile cruiser Peter the Great and antisubmarine destroyer Admiral Chabanenko left their base near Murmansk with two support ships for the 15,000 mile passage to Venezuela.  MORE....
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