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    Russian Ship Off US East Coast Reportedly Nears Submarine Base in Connecticut

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    A Russian ship, which was detected in the international waters off the east coast of the United States on Tuesday, has been spotted not far from a US Navy submarine base in the state of Connecticut, Fox News reported.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The ship, SSV-175 Viktor Leonov, remains in international waters and was detected 30 miles south of Groton Navy submarine base,  according to Fox News.

    The vessel, which can intercept signals and measure US sonar capability, was "loitering" in the water, according to media reports.

    The United States previously detected the ship near American shores in April 2015.

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