• Short Summary

    A LONE SOVIET WARSHIP PASSED THROUGH THE BOSPHOROUS TODAY (FRIDAY) ON ITS WAY TO JOIN OTHER SOVIET CRAFT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN.

  • Description

    A LONE SOVIET WARSHIP PASSED THROUGH THE BOSPHOROUS TODAY (FRIDAY) ON ITS WAY TO JOIN OTHER SOVIET CRAFT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. EARLIER THE SOVIET WARSHIP HAD BEEN EXPECTED TO TRAVEL PAST ISTANBUL WITH THREE OTHER SHIPS.

    THE ISTANBUL PORT AUTHORITY SAID LAST WEEK THAT FOUR SHIPS WERE DUE TO PASS THROUGH THE BOSPHOROUS.

    ACCORDING TO THE MOST RECENT EDITION OF JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS, THE AUTHORITY ON THE WORLD'S NAVIES, THERE HAS BEEN A CONSIDERABLE BUILD-UP BY THE SOVIET UNION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA. ACCORDING TO JANE'S THE SOVIET BUILD-UP IS DESIGNED TO COUNTER THE UNITED STATES FLEET AND REPLACE THE FORMER BRITISH FORCE THERE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZUNTAQ5DLJMVH3JILMHRSPDH
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZUNTAQ5DLJMVH3JILMHRSPDH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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