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Russia to Send Admiral Kuznetsov Cruiser to Mediterranean Sea - Defense Minister

Sputnik News

16:12 21.09.2016(updated 16:23 21.09.2016)

Russian Defense Minister said that Russia will send an aircraft carrier group with the Admiral Kuznetsov cruiser to the Mediterranean Sea to strengthen its capabilities there.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will send an aircraft carrier group with the Admiral Kuznetsov cruiser to the Mediterranean Sea to strengthen its capabilities there, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.

"Presently, the Russian naval group in eastern Mediterranean comprises six warships and three or four support vessels from all fleets. In order to strengthen the combat capabilities in the group, we plan to include the naval aircraft carrier group with the Admiral Kuznetsov cruiser in its composition," Shoigu said.

Sputnik



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