This is coolbert:
That story of the AS-12 Russian Losharik reconnaissance and underwater research submarine in trouble. As reported AS-12 with casualties. No mention of an American nuclear submarine.
"Fire on Russian submersible leaves 14 crew members dead"
From CNN and the story by By Darya Tarasova and Tara John
As was reported from six hours ago.
"(CNN) A fire aboard a Russian deep water submersible killed 14 Russian crew members, state news agencies reported Tuesday, citing the Ministry of Defense [Russian MoD]."
"The submariners died from smoke inhalation after a blaze broke out on the craft, which was carrying out research in Russian territorial waters, according to the state-run news agency Tass."
ACCORDING TO THE OUTSTANDING H.I. SUTTON INTERNET WEB SITE LOSHARIK CARRIED TO THE SCENE OF INTEREST BY A MUCH LARGER "MOTHER SHIP".
This news item no mention of Alaskan waters. Northern Fleet of the Russian navy operates in the Barents Sea, vicinity Norway. Please notice the article stresses Losharik suffering damage and taking casualties while operating in Russian territorial waters.