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US conducts military exercises in the Black Sea ahead of Trump and Putin meeting

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

One week before the meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Helsinki, the US Navy has begun large-scale exercises in the Black Sea. The Sea Breeze 2018 exercise was initiated on Monday, involving Ukraine’s Black Sea Fleet and forces from 18 NATO countries, a total of more than 2,000 military personnel, as well as 30 ships and military aircraft. The USS Mount Whitney, flagship of the US 6th Fleet, was deployed…