Moscow on a mission: A Russian military intelligence ship leads a naval fleet through the Bosporus on Thursday en route to the eastern Mediterranean for observation of U.S. ships and to serve as a roadblock to international action against Syria. (Associated Press)

Moscow on a mission: A Russian military intelligence ship leads a naval fleet through the Bosporus on Thursday en route to the eastern Mediterranean for observation of U.S. ships and to serve as a roadblock to international action against Syria. (Associated Press)