Russia announces snap live-fire drills in the Black Sea today…pro-Kremlin mouthpiece warns war is ‘inevitable’

Russia announces snap live-fire drills in the Black Sea today as first US warship is expected to arrive and pro-Kremlin mouthpiece warns war is ‘inevitable’ amid soaring tensions on Ukraine border

  • The Russian navy will hold snap live-fire drills in the Black Sea today amid escalating tensions around Ukraine
  • Missile ships, frigate and minesweeper will take part in drill with naval airplanes and helicopters, Russia said 
  • Comes as first of two US destroyers thought to be on the way to the Black Sea is expected to arrive today 
  • Meanwhile, Kremlin said it is ‘studying’ Joe Biden’s proposal for summit with Putin but has not yet accepted
  • Pro-Kremlin mouthpiece Margarita Simonyan warned that war between two superpowers is ‘inevitable’