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US News: Six Russian ships in transit in the Channel: towards a landing of troops in Ukraine?

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Un navire amphibie russe lors d'exercices. Six de ces bâtiments sont en transit en Manche. © DR A Russian amphibious ship during exercises. Six of these buildings are in hand transit.

Six Russian landing vessels left the Baltic and are likely to be en route to the Black Sea. Could they take part in an amphibious operation against Ukraine?

Six Russian buildings have left the Baltic in recent days and make road south, via the North Sea. These are Olenegorskiy Gornyak and Georgiy Pobedonosets, as well as Pyotr Morgunov. One day earlier, three other Ropucha class ships and belonging to the Baltic Fleet had also been spotted: The Korolev , Minsk, and Kaliningrad, which also made road to the North Sea.

Landing vessels of tanks and troops

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Special features of these ships: These are all ships landing of tanks and troops, as confirmed by the combat fleet Bible. The three vessels of Class Ropucha can embark and disembark 10 armored and 200 soldiers.

Arrival off the British and Dutch coasts aroused Wednesday the usual emotion and the equally usual takeoff of Typhoon and F-16 hunters. Aerial watch aircraft E-3 Sentry also played their score. Even the Belgian armed forces took part in this accompaniment, deploying at least one building.

The Dutch Navy Has Escorted Three Russian Landing Vessels Sailing South Through The Eez of the Netherlands. Afterwards, Belgian and British Navy Vessels Took Over The Escort Task. https://t.co/vl63xn4qso

- Hans of Vreij (@hdevreij) January 19, 2022

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Disembark troops in Ukraine?

The British press was of course eager to explain that these two fleets were a potential but real danger if they entered the Mediterranean then in the Black Sea (read here for example along the topic of the Daily Mail ).

What mission would they be destined if it is to disembark troops in the case of a possible conflict between Russia and Ukraine, consider my confreres of course?

Indeed, in the current context for the least tense, the reinforcement of the six landing vessels could be part of a Russian invasion plan that Joe Biden has again denounced, promising last night a severe answer in case of military attack against Ukraine.

French French side

French side, we keep a phlegm all ... British, reminding that the passage of Russian ships in the sleeve and off Brest is common and that these ships have the right to navigate in these waters quite international . So circulate, there's not much to see, "Defliction" forces ...

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Looks like #Russia 'S #Prucha Amphibious Assault Ships Will Enter The Channel Today:

???????? Navy P676 Flamingo Left Calais Last Evening and Moved to A Position North-West of Alkmaar, Where it is now in a Waiting Pattern.

???????? Navy HNLMS Luymes is Tracking Just North of Flaming. https://t.co/cvtdtkseup pic.twitter.com/jblх-$N6FQE

- Thomas C. Theiner (@noclador) January 19, 2022

However the Flemish patrol went to play the curious to the Entrance of the Channel. The patroller based in Cherbourg is alert for any type of activity (including the passage of migrants); He played the companions as part of his usual mission. But no particular device has been put in place, " is specified on the side of the Navy .

However, the transit of Russian ships will certainly be followed by the French forces and an exchange of information with the Allies is in progress.

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