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Posted: 6/15/2002 10:34:45 AM EDT
[url]http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/europe/06/15/russia.argentina/index.html[/url]

"The coastguard vessel opened fire without warning after alleging the Odoyevsk had violated Argentina's territorial waters and refused to show its catch, a foreign statement said."

Man, next time I go fly fishing I'm taking my AR. [:D]
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 11:29:56 AM EDT
You would think Argentina would have learned a lesson from the Falklands War.
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 6:14:43 PM EDT
Not being a fisherman of that sort, do fishing boats normally travel that far?

Remember the Alamo, and God Bless Texas...
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 6:24:31 PM EDT
"We are peaceful fishing nation..."

[;)]

- CD
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 6:26:28 PM EDT
Russians were lucky it was the Coast Guard and not the Arg Air Force ! Maybe they will get a fishing license next time......
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 6:44:25 PM EDT
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Russians were lucky it was the Coast Guard and not the Arg Air Force ! Maybe they will get a fishing license next time......
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Yea I'll bet the Arg AF has upgraded from the Exocet to Tomahawks by now...
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 7:55:45 PM EDT
"opened fire without warning"

There is just no better way to say   GET OUT!
Link Posted: 6/15/2002 8:03:29 PM EDT
The ACG Skipper did just fine.

Dave S
Link Posted: 6/16/2002 5:20:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/16/2002 5:40:10 AM EDT
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Not being a fisherman of that sort, do fishing boats normally travel that far?
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They fish the world. They even have canning (packaging) mother ships that cruise with some fishing fleets.
Link Posted: 6/16/2002 6:00:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/16/2002 7:02:17 AM EDT
The coastguard vessel opened fire without warning after alleging the Odoyevsk had violated Argentina's territorial waters and refused to show its catch, a foreign statement said.
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Maybe that was the warning, before taking it to the next level. [:D]
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