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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Russian spy ship makes port call in Curacao

RFS YantarA Russian naval spy ship, tracked by US intelligence assets over the past two months as it sailed the western Atlantic, arrived in Curacao this weekend, where it is expected to take on supplies.

On Sunday, the research ship Yantar sailed into the port of Willemstad, capital of Curacao, after transiting international waters off the southeastern United States. Maritime tracking data showed that it was near Aruba several days ago, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

The Yantar is a newly commissioned Russian naval research vessel that is believed to be conducting surveillance operations against US missile submarines based at Kings Bay, Georgia.

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