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A division of Russian Navy ships, headed by The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft-carrier of the Northern Fleet, has come to an agreement with the Greek military about exercises in the Mediterranean Sea.
The exercises are to begin on the 6th of January, a spokesman for the Greek Central Headquarters reports.
Report: 2 Russian warships to arrive in Syrian port of Tartus (Reuters)
A large Russian naval force arrived at the Syrian port city of Tartus, the French AFP news agency reported on Sunday, in what the regime of President Bashar Assad is calling a show of "friendship."
Last November, a Syrian news agency reported that Russian warships were planned to arrive at Syrian territorial waters, indicating that the move represented a clear message to the West that Moscow would resist any foreign intervention in the country's civil unrest.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
No they didn't. They sent a few destroyers. The aircraft carrier will arrive in the next few days.edit on 3-1-2012 by Vitchilo because: (no reason given)
That sure pisses off NATO.
Originally posted by Jobeycool
www.theblaze.com... Russia sending combat jets to Syira.
Russian naval group wraps up Med drill
A Russian naval group, led by the Admiral Kuznetsov heavy aircraft carrier has completed an exercise in the central Mediterranean to practice anti-aircraft missile and artillery drill and antisubmarine warfare.
The task force consisting also of the Baltic Fleet corvette Yaroslav Mudry and the Black Sea patrol boat Ladnyput to sea on December 6, 2011.