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In the Mediterranean sea will be held large-scale exercises of the Navy and aerospace defence forces of Russia. This was announced by the Ministry of defence of the country, reports RIA Novosti.
The Ministry said that the event will be attended by the ships of Northern, Baltic, black sea fleets and the Caspian flotilla. In addition, will involve the aircraft long-range, military transport and naval aircraft.
The maneuvers will begin on September 1 and will last a week until 8 September. For the sake of security areas, which will host the exercises in accordance with international law will announce the threat to shipping and flights.
On 28 August it was reported that the Russian defense Ministry has reinforced the group of warships off the coast of Syria in the Mediterranean sea. The composition of the group now includes 10 ships and two submarines. It was noted that the most powerful group of the Russian fleet since the beginning of operations against illegal armed groups in Syria.
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