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Russian Spy Ship Docks in Havana

Image: CUBA-RUSSIA-WARSHIP-VIKTOR LEONOV
A Soviet-made Lada limousine passes by Russian Vishnya (also known as Meridian) class warship CCB-175 Viktor Leonov, docked, on February 26, 2014, at Havana harbor. Built in the 1980s for the Soviet Navy and are deployed within the Russian fleet, Vishnya class ships are used for gathering intelligence. ADALBERTO ROQUE / AFP - Getty Images

A Russian Vishnya class warship docked in Havana on Wednesday without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media. The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 ship measures 300 feet long, 50 feet wide and holds a crew of around 200.