APA: U.S. Military Protection “Non-Negotiable” After Russian Aggression Towards Pollock Fleet
The At-Sea Processors Association (APA) has called U.S. military protection for the Bering Sea groundfish fleets “non-negotiable” after the stunning display of aggression from the Russian military in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Bering Sea in August and as recently as September 14, 2020.
During August 25-26, the Russian military, including destroyers, submarines, and war planes descended on the fishing grounds in the U.S. EEZ in an operation called Ocean Shield. The USCG describes it as "a multi-fleet, multi-service Russian...
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