You have to hand it to the Russians, sometimes. Full marks for not giving up, where others might. In attempting to break through the Swedish lines, the Russians decided to drag their galleys across the peninsula on land, which can’t have been a walk in the park.
You have To Be Very Firm with your HRH about how going shirtless is not acceptable outside the bedroom, or before you know it, there will be a coterie of nearly naked men in your living room. Like not in a good way.
Russia’s oldest fleet sails through the turbulent waters of a changing map of Europe, and an American learns a new way to pronounce NATO.
This would be like Great Britain having its Naval Headquarters in Galway, Ireland. So likely.