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HMS Dragon (foreground) with the Russian aircraft Carrier 'Admiral Kuznetsov’.

A Royal Navy warship has tracked and met up with a Russian task group off the coast of Brest as they entered the English Channel on Wednesday to sail north.

HMS Dragon, a Type 45 Destroyer and one of the Royal Navy’s most technically advanced warships, was able to pinpoint and monitor the movement of the seven-strong group led by Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov as it approached the UK