Members of the Russian navy are seen on board their warship Viktor Leonov SSV-175, docked at a Havana port February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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The US is accusing a Russian spy ship of conducting multiple "unsafe" maneuvers off the eastern coast of the US. The Viktor Leonov has patrolled international waters flanking Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, every year since 2014, but since its arrival this week, it has sailed with no warning lights and ignored other ships, the US Coast Guard said in a marine safety information bulletin, according to CNN.

"The United States Coast Guard has received reports indicating that the RFN Viktor Leonov (AGI-175) has been operating in an unsafe manner off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia," the notice said.

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