Russian ships force Turkish vessel to change course in Black Sea

Russia's diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don is escorted by a Turkish Navy Coast Guard boat as it sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey. (File: AP)

A Russian Black Sea corvette and  a coast guard boat have forced a commercial vessel under a Turkish flag to change course after it got in the way of a Crimean energy firm's boats towing oil rigs, the company said on Monday.

The firm, Chernomorneftegaz, said the rigs were delivered into safety.

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