Border Watch: Sub and tug together again

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Latvia's National Armed Forces (NBS) spotted more Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea October 2.

Filing one of its regular updates via its Twitter feed, NBS said it had identified a Russian 'Kilo' class submarine and the now-familiar tugboat 'Viktor Konetsky' within Latvia's exclusive economic zone, 15 nautical miles (28 kilometers) from Latvia's sea border. 

Tugboats typically act as support ships for submarines.

NBS has a policy of identifying all unidentified Russian military vehicles at sea and in the air and informing the public of their presence.

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