3 Russian warships sail past east Taiwan
By Stephanie Chiang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
July 3rd, 2022
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese navy has confirmed that three Russian warships sailed past Taiwan and Okinawa on Friday (July 1).
According to the Joint Staff Office of Japan’s Ministry of Defense, the three vessels were sighted approximately 70 kilometers south of Yonaguni and made their way northeast through waters between Yonaguni and Iriomote Island. The vessels were identified as Udaloy-class destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov, Gremyashchiy-class corvette Gremyashchiy, and a Dubna-class tanker.