The Russian navy corvette Steregushchy, destroyer Nastoichivy and frigate Admiral Gorshkov are anchored in a bay of the Russian fleet base in Baltiysk, in the Kaliningrad region of Russia, on July 19, 2015. Baltic nations are closely monitoring the Russian navy’s live-fire exercises in the Baltic Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Russia tests missiles in the Baltic Sea a day after Baltic leaders meet Trump

The five-day military exercise, just outside Nato territorial waters, was called ‘a show of force’ by a Latvian defence official, and caused the shutdown of Latvian civilian airspace

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The Russian navy corvette Steregushchy, destroyer Nastoichivy and frigate Admiral Gorshkov are anchored in a bay of the Russian fleet base in Baltiysk, in the Kaliningrad region of Russia, on July 19, 2015. Baltic nations are closely monitoring the Russian navy’s live-fire exercises in the Baltic Sea on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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