Russian reconnaissance vessel detected near Latvian waters

  • 2018-12-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - A Russian naval vessel was detected near Latvian waters yesterday, according to information from the National Armed Forces.

The Yury Ivanov-class vessel was detected in Latvia's exclusive economic zone approximately six nautical miles from territorial waters.

At the same time, a Russian IL-20 military transport aircraft was also detected near Latvian territory on Tuesday.

Other sightings of Russian naval ships, submarines and reconnaissance planes close to Latvian borders have also been reported in December.