A group of naval vessels from Russia and China conduct a joint maritime military patrol in the Pacific, in this still image taken from a video released last week. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Handout via Reuters
A group of naval vessels from Russia and China conduct a joint maritime military patrol in the Pacific, in this still image taken from a video released last week. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Handout via Reuters
Japan

Japan spots Russian warships off coast after joint China-Russia patrols in Western Pacific

  • Japan’s government said it was keeping a close eye on the Russian ships, which earlier sailed around much of the country in a flotilla with five Chinese ships
  • Russian and Chinese warships held first joint patrols in the Western Pacific Ocean last week, including jointly passing through the Tsugaru Strait on October 18

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A group of naval vessels from Russia and China conduct a joint maritime military patrol in the Pacific, in this still image taken from a video released last week. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Handout via Reuters
A group of naval vessels from Russia and China conduct a joint maritime military patrol in the Pacific, in this still image taken from a video released last week. Photo: Russian Defence Ministry Handout via Reuters
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