US Offers Ships To Boost Security At Sochi Olympics
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January 21, 2014

Via AFP:

The United States said Monday it was ready to deploy air and naval assets -- including two ships -- to help secure the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia after terror threats.

The offer came following US concern about possible attacks at the massive international sporting event that kicks off in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on February 7.

"The United States has offered its full support to the Russian government as it conducts security preparations for the Winter Olympics," Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a Pentagon statement.

"Air and naval assets, to include two Navy ships in ...

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