Following the skirmishes with the UK Navy final month, a Russian Oscar-II Class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine has been seen coming into the Baltic Sea. Two different nuclear-powered submarines have been additionally recognized within the waters with one thought to have nuclear missiles. HI Sutton, a defence analyst mentioned the manoeuvres had been meant as a present of pressure by the Russian authorities.
The analyst additionally revealed that is the primary time three nuclear submarines have been despatched.
He instructed The Each day Telegraph: “Russia has been sending nuclear submarines to the naval parade in St Petersburg for several years, but this is the first time three submarines have been sent.
“They’re the one nuclear submarines within the Baltic.
“These deployments act as a show of strength for both home and foreign audiences.
“Nato and unaligned Baltic States will possible maintain a cautious eye on this submarine.”
The presence of three nuclear submarines comes as Russia-UK tensions escalated after the Royal Navy vessel, the HMS Destroyer was seen in the Black Sea last month.
After discovering the ship in the waters, the Russian government claimed a warning shot had been fired at the warship.
They also claimed the warship continued its course before a Su-24M warplane dropped incendiary bombs in the ship’s path.
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They also rejected any report that shots were fired towards HMS Defender.
The Ministry of Defence said in a statement: “No warning photographs have been fired at HMS Defender.
“The Royal Navy ship is conducting innocent passage through Ukrainian territorial waters in accordance with international law.
“We imagine the Russians have been enterprise a gunnery train within the Black Sea and supplied the maritime neighborhood with prior warning of their exercise.
“No shots were directed at HMS Defender and we do not recognise the claim that bombs were dropped in her path.”
The UK Authorities, like its allies, doesn’t recognise Russia’s unlawful annexation of Crimea.