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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has promised to give 40 new ships to the Navy (the Navy). About it reports “Interfax”.
According to the Russian leader, in 2020 the Navy will be replenished with new vessels of various classes. Speaking on the main parade in honor of Navy day in St. Petersburg, the head of state noted that the level of equipment of the Russian military fleet is constantly growing.
Recently was laid for six new ships of the far sea zone, said the President.
Earlier on 26 July, Putin made a speech to the sailors. “Service at sea is not everyone’s shoulder. Her chosen vocation, at the call of the heart and with the understanding that it requires courage, discipline, strong spirit, ability to live, work cohesive naval team,” he said.
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