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Russian spy ship sinks in Black Sea after collision with freighter

All 78 crew rescued

In this file photo taken on Friday, April 2, 1999, Russian Navy reconnaissance frigate Liman leaves from the Russian Black Sea fleet's base at Sevastopol, Crimean peninsula. Russia's Defense Ministry reported Thursday April 27, 2017, that the Liman naval reconnaissance ship has collided with another ship about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Bosphorus Strait, and is in danger of sinking in the Black Sea.

AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE

In this file photo taken on Friday, April 2, 1999, Russian Navy reconnaissance frigate Liman leaves from the Russian Black Sea fleet's base at Sevastopol, Crimean peninsula. Russia's Defense Ministry reported Thursday April 27, 2017, that the Liman naval reconnaissance ship has collided with another ship about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Bosphorus Strait, and is in danger of sinking in the Black Sea.