Black Sea

Egyptian naval vessels head to Black Sea for ‘Friendship Bridge-3’ exercise

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 07:58 GMT

The military exercise is the first naval maneuver that takes place in the Black Sea between both countries.

3 Egyptian warships cross Turkey's Bosphorus to take part in drills with Russia in Black Sea

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 01:17 GMT

That is the first time the Bridge of Friendship joint naval exercise is taking place in the Black Sea as it used to be held in the Mediterranean.

Russian senator says U.S. warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 11:00 GMT

Visits to the Black Sea by U.S. warships have nothing to do with U.S. security and are motivated by domestic politics, said Russian senator Alexei Pushkov.

Moscow dismisses Franco-German statement on Ukrainian sailors

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 12:59 GMT

Russia dismissed a statement by the leaders of France and Germany accusing it of using military force and carrying out illegitimate checks on Ukrainian vessels.

Russia confirms it 'used weapons' against Ukrainian navy ships -RIA

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Russia's FSB security service said early on Monday its border patrol boats had seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea near Crimea.

Ukraine accuses Russia of opening fire on its ships in Black Sea

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 07:21 GMT

The Ukrainian navy accused Russia on Sunday of opening fire on some of its ships in the Black Sea, striking one vessel and wounding a crewmember.

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, the world's oldest known shipwreck.

Russia calls Britain's Black Sea air force interceptions dangerous

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 01:23 GMT

Russia accused Britain's Royal Air Force of intercepting its military aircraft over the Black Sea in a dangerous fashion designed to provoke Moscow after the RAF made two such interceptions in a single week.

Russian navy put on high alert off Ukraine coast: sources

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 03:41 GMT

Russian naval forces in the Black Sea region have been put on heightened alert to discourage Ukraine from trying to disrupt the soccer World Cup.

Syria meeting to begin in Russia despite opposition boycott

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Delegates on Monday arrived in Russia for talks aimed at ending the Syrian conflict.

Turkey stops hundreds of Syrians on Black Sea

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 04:30 GMT

Turkish authorities say they stopped 313 migrants on the Black Sea attempting to reach Balkan countries in the last two days.

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