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Russia calls Britain's new aircraft carrier 'a convenient target'

By Andrew Osborn and Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military mocked Britain's new aircraft carrier on Thursday, saying the HMS Queen Elizabeth presented "a large convenient target" and would be wise to keep its distance from Moscow's warships. The giant vessel, Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, embarked on its maiden voyage on Monday, prompting British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon to say he thought the Russians would look at it "with a little bit of envy.
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