Wednesday, July 20 2016 16:50 EEST
National Armed forces of Latvia spotted a Russian Navy ship near its border
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The ship is 8.3 km away from the border

Russian Corvette Boykiy spotted in Latvian maritime exclusion zone, report the national defence forces of Latvia, reports.

'On the 20th of July 4.5 miles away from the Latvia border Russian Corvette Boykiy of Steregushchiy-class spotted,' – the message reads.

Steregushchiy is a corvette class meaning vigilant, the newest class of corvette in the Russian Navy.

It is the 271st time Latvia spotted Russian military vehicles near its borders.

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