National Armed forces of Latvia spotted a Russian Navy ship near its border, report the national defence forces of Latvia.
LV ekskl. ekonom. zonā 4,5 j.j. no terit. jūras bruņotie spēki 20.07. identificēja Krievijas BS Stereguschy klases korveti 532 "Boikiy"— NBS (@Latvijas_armija) July 20, 2016
“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.