Russia sends spy ship as US prepares for possible Syria strike

Russia sends spy ship as US prepares for possible Syria strike

Syria has become an international chess match between Russian leader Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama.Who has the advantage between the former KGB and the former community organizer?

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Vladimir Putin

The Guardian reports Russia is sending a reconnaissance ship to the eastern Mediterranean as the US prepares for a possible military strike in Syria, it was reported on Monday.

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russian navy

The Priazovye left Russia’s naval base in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol late on Sunday on a mission “to gather current information in the area of the escalating conflict”, said an unidentified military source quoted by the Interfax news agency. The defence ministry declined to comment.

Barack Obama said on Saturday he would seek congressional authorization for punitive military action against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad after what the US says was a sarin gas attack that killed more than 1,400 people.
Russia says the US has not proved its case.

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Originally published at The Last Tradition

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