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USS Donald Cook to enter Black Sea April 10 — source

The USA pointed for the first time to the direct link between this military event and developments in Ukraine, the source added

MOSCOW, April 09. /ITAR-TASS/. USS Donald Cook, a destroyer equipped  with the Aegis combat system will pass the Bosporus Strait and enter the Black Sea water area April 10, a source at the Russian Defense Ministry told ITAR-TASS.

“The information we have obtained suggests the US destroyer Donald Cook, equipped with Aegis combat systems, will enter the Black Sea April 10,” he said. “Proceeding from provisions of the Montreux Convention, the Americans sent a notification to Turkey in advance.”