Tuesday Map: Russian naval ships rusting outside Murmansk

This week’s “map” is actually one of an amazing collection of satellite images of rusting Russian ships, taken via Google Earth by the good folks at EnglishRussia.com. The above are abandoned naval vessels, probably cruisers of some kind. According to GlobalSecurity.org, the once-proud Russian Navy was down to some 300 ships in 2003—and that may ...

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This week's "map" is actually one of an amazing collection of satellite images of rusting Russian ships, taken via Google Earth by the good folks at EnglishRussia.com. The above are abandoned naval vessels, probably cruisers of some kind. According to GlobalSecurity.org, the once-proud Russian Navy was down to some 300 ships in 2003—and that may be a generous estimate.

This week’s “map” is actually one of an amazing collection of satellite images of rusting Russian ships, taken via Google Earth by the good folks at EnglishRussia.com. The above are abandoned naval vessels, probably cruisers of some kind. According to GlobalSecurity.org, the once-proud Russian Navy was down to some 300 ships in 2003—and that may be a generous estimate.

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