Russian Spy Ship 'Loitering' on US East Coast, Violates Missile Treaty
A Russian spy ship was spotted "loitering" 30 miles south of Connecticut on Wednesday morning, according to Fox News.
The vessel, named Viktor Leonov, has weapons but primarily serves as an intelligence-collection ship.
The Viktor Leonov had made a port call in Cuba prior to moving north, where it had been previously monitored off the coast of Delaware.
A U.S. official told Fox News that the ship was seen 30 miles south of the Connecticut town of Groton and was "loitering" near a submarine base.
In another bold and possibly provoking move, Russia has also apparently violated an INF Treaty by firing a Cruise Missile: