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The Russian Navy capable of confronting any aggressor, said President Vladimir Putin at the main naval parade in the waters of the Neva. About it reports TASS.
The Russian fleet, according to the head of state, confidently ensures the safety of the country and its national interests.
This year, the Navy will join the 15 ships and combat boats, assured the President. He noted that the Navy also updated naval aviation and coastal troops.
“We will build a long-historical perspective unique in its capabilities the fleet, the fleet of a great sovereign state,” Putin stressed.
In the parade devoted to Navy Day will take part more than four thousand military personnel, 43 ships and submarines, including frigates “Admiral Gorshkov” and “Admiral Kasatonov”, and submarines “Kronstadt” and “Smolensk”. For the first time to participate in the parade in Saint-Petersburg arrived the ships of naval forces of India and China.
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