American sailors at the helm of a naval landing vessel have charted course for the Black Sea to take part in war games alongside other NATO forces after Moscow warned that tensions are escalating dangerously in waters off coast of Russia.

According to commanders, the US Naval Ship Yuma, a Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport craft, is able to transit a whole company of US Marines and is equipped with both a flight deck and a ramp to allow armored vehicles to rapidly roll into battle.

The Yuma will take part in the colossal ‘Sea Breeze’ exercises along with personnel from 32 separate nations, including Ukraine, the UK, France, Poland, Georgia, Senegal, South Korea, Pakistan, Japan and Morocco, among others.

Moscow has said the drill poses a real risk for potential escalations in military tensions.

Last month, its diplomats called on the US to refrain from participating, saying that “the scale and aggressive nature of the ‘Sea Breeze’ exercises in no way helps with the real challenges of ensuring security in the Black Sea region.”

According to the envoys, the NATO drills will “increase the risk of unintentional incidents” and simultaneously “encourage militaristic sentiments in Kiev.”

A spokesman for the US Sixth Fleet had previously said that Washington is “proud to partner with Ukraine in co-hosting the multinational annual maritime exercise.”

The war games will run until July 10, 2021 and according to US military chiefs, will see sailors rehearse multiple warfare areas including amphibious warfare, land maneuver warfare, diving operations, maritime interdiction operations, air defense, special operations integration, anti-submarine warfare, and search and rescue operations.

The drills have been run in previous years, but the current iteration comes amid significant tensions between NATO and Russia.

Two weeks ago, a British warship, the HMS Defender, sparked a diplomatic incident when it crossed the border into waters around the disputed Crimean peninsula. Later a Dutch war ship intended the same procedure, but was stopped in its tracks.

Russia, which considers the region to be an integral part of its sovereign territory, responded with aerial fly-bys and warning shots from a nearby warship. London refuses to recognize Russian sovereignty over Crimea and insists the waters belong to Kiev.

RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2021.

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Tom Bushing
Tom Bushing
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08-07-21 21:33

The cabals’ economies are stagnant and heavily in debt. Their world order is crumbling and they’ve ran out of scams to save it. The provocations against Russia and China to start a major war is to prevent the collapse of capitalist economies and the resulting social upheaval in their respective countries.

Tom Bushing
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08-07-21 21:33

Capitalism is agonizing worldwide, every country on the globe is affected by this monster. When the working class unite globally, it can save humanity from the widespread disaster.

BullGator17
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08-07-21 21:42

I think Germany and Great Britain as well as Japan did very poorly economically post WWII. I fail to see how starting a major conflict with Russia or China will come out well for the US. Europe will be a wasteland literally to match the economic and moral wasteland it is currently. How many major Seaports are there is the US, a dozen or so? If they were made inoperable how would the US do economically?

Westernman
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08-07-21 21:43

People want socialism, so the cabal has two counter plans; 1, launch fascism and 2, start a major war.