Confrontation between the UK and Russia on the Black Sea 

The World

For Russia and Ukraine, the Black Sea has been a hot spot, filled with confrontation and disagreement. On Wednesday, that tension spilled over toward British forces as well. The Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russia fired warning shots toward a British Royal Navy destroyer. Russia says that the British HMS Defender entered what Russia considers its territorial waters near Crimea. The UK Ministry of Defense issued a statement saying: "No shots were directed at HMS Defender." Host Carol Hills speaks with Rear Admiral Chris Parry, a former British Royal Navy officer.

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