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Russia Claims Its Ship 'threatened to ram' US Ship in Sea of Japan

Russia says one of its warships caught and chased off a US Navy destroyer after it entered territorial waters in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday.

Moscow accused the USS John S McCain of travelling 2km across its maritime border in Peter the Great Gulf and says it threatened to ram the ship.

The US warship then left the area, according to Russia.

Maria Moscholiou, longest-serving High Priestess, dies

Maria Moscholiou, who became famous for playing the role of High Priestess during several Olympic flame lighting ceremonies, has died, reports said Wednesday.

Moscholiou, who studied drama at the Greek National Theater, performed the role for four consecutive summer Games: Mexico 1968, Munich 1972, Montreal 1976 and Moscow 1980

Climbing: Jernej Kruder claims European bouldering title

Moscow – Slovenian sports climber Jernej Kruder became the new European bouldering champion in Moscow on Monday, claiming the first ever European title for Slovenian men’s climbing.

Kruder, who will turn 30 on 5 December, so far had a silver medal from the 2014 World Championship and the overall Bouldering World Cup win in 2018 to show for himself.

Speaker Ciolacu: Russia, disturbed that Romania is consolidating as the safest country in its region

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu said on Friday that any form of threat from the Russian Federation is "unacceptable," claiming that Moscow is "disturbed" that Romania is and is consolidating as the safest country in its region." "Any form of threat from the Russian Federation is unacceptable!

Moscow With a Warning About the Redeployment of American Troops in Europe

"Moscow calls on Eastern European partners to weigh the risks and consider the consequences of deploying the US military on a rotating basis on their territory," said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

It is now about the emergence of a permanent military contingent of the United States and its allies in Eastern Europe in places they have never been before.

All flights to Tivat cancelled - the collapse of Montenegrin tourism is imminent

These are flights that have not been operating since mid-March, when the National Coordination Body for Infectious Diseases introduced a temporary ban on flights at airports in Montenegro due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Vecernje Novosti writes.
This decision of the Russian airline represents a strong blow to the stumbled Montenegrin economy, especially tourism.

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