Black Sea Fleet 230 years

May 13 holiday for sailors Chernomortsev — 230 years ago the first ships on secondment from Azov, embarked on a raid in Akhtiar bay, then there Sevastopol itself was not.

The Black Sea Fleet — the "battle" in Russian history to his credit more than just sea battles. Two months ago, we decided to create on its basis, or rather re-create a permanent Mediterranean squadron. It will have to act, and off the coast of Syria, and outside of the inland sea of Europe. Our correspondent Dmitry Pischuhin estimated scale of the task and learned

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Russian fleet in the Mediterranean

Last year marked 45 years since the creation of the 5th operational squadron of the Navy. In common parlance it simply called "The 5th Squadron," and in the public media used the word that reveals the location of its action — Mediterranean. In connection with the anniversary of Sevastopol were organized large-scale celebrations, during which sounded not only congratulatory speeches and memories — much has been said about the importance of this unique combination of the Navy of the country, that Russia can not be present in the Mediterranean …

Then this idea

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Black Sea Fleet patrol ship OK to the Mediterranean

 Photo source:virtual-sevastopol.ru

Watchdog Russian Black Sea Fleet, "OK" on Sunday left Sevastopol and headed for the Mediterranean.

In the coming days, the long-range three-month campaign in the Mediterranean and will go joint naval aircraft carrier group Northern and Baltic fleets Russia. The group, in particular, will include ships of the Northern Fleet — aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" and the large anti-submarine ship "Admiral Chabanenko", as well as the ships of the Baltic Fleet — TFR "Yaroslav the Wise" and tanker "Lena"

Earlier, about a week ago, the newspaper "Izvestia" reported that there are already aircraft carrier "Admiral

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The drug trade, military terror organization orange revolutions: the struggle for the democratization of the United States of the Mediterranean 200 years ago.

At the end of the first half of the XVIII and XIX century. in the western Mediterranean Sea armed clashes between the United States and North African countries: Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Tripoli. In American historiography of these collisions are usually loud referred to as "wars for freedom of navigation in the Mediterranean for all nations."

One may ask why the Americans took "restore order" in the sea, which lies thousands of kilometers from the coast of the United States of America and is washed, by the way, a number of strong ground of sovereign European states?

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Change in the Mediterranean climate: Ice Age in Podgorica

Change in the Mediterranean climate: Ice Age in Podgorica Weather and Climate

Podgorica — the capital and largest city in Montenegro. The country is situated next to the Adriatic Sea to the south of the Balkan Peninsula. In Podgorica climate is slightly different from the Mediterranean: the winters are mild and summers are dry. The proximity to the sea causes a particularly hot summer weather. Although the average temperature ranges from 27 degrees Celsius, the temperature in the capital often exceed 40 degrees. In 2007 recorded the highest summer temperature of 45.8 degrees. In the mountainous region of Montenegro, the

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Angels Mediterranean

December 28, 1908 at the bottom of the Strait of Messina was an earthquake, which has become the strongest in the history of Europe. To help the people of Sicily rushed, without waiting for orders from St. Petersburg, Russian sailors. Two companies of sailors shoveled piles, refusing to work in shifts and leave to rest. Military surgeons operated in extremely difficult conditions. Simple sailors from their meager funds lent money to those who a few hours lost everything.

Demons Mediterranean

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Africa has the snow

Africa has the heavy snow weather and climate

Severe winter snow and frost, recently fell on Europe, is not passed by the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. Eastern region of the Atlas Mountains in north-eastern Algeria and the north-west of Tunisia most affected by snow storms that have come from Europe. An unprecedented number of snow isolated several villages, forcing local officials to assist with air.

Massive Arctic cyclone in Mediterranean humidity caused especially heavy snowfalls. Unlike most of the countries of North Africa, which is dominated by the dry desert climate of the Sahara region of the Atlas Mountains

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Close to Syria runs electronic surveillance ship of the Russian Navy

In the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean last two weeks average intelligence runs the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy, "Azov", reports newsru.co.il referring to the portal "Difens Yisrael." According to the portal, the ship bearing the number CCB-201 on June 10 of this year came from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean and has been in the region during the Israeli army major exercises all the armed forces. The author Ronen Solomon argues that the task of "Azov", equipped with modern means of electronic surveillance is to monitor the situation around Syria to advance to collect information

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Admiral Panteleev began tracking the Nimitz

The large anti-submarine ship Pacific Fleet / PF / "Admiral Panteleev" entered the Red Sea to combat service. This was reported by Itar-Tass Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt. 1st Rank Roman Martov. "Friday" Admiral Panteleev ", who was in the south-eastern part of the Mediterranean, has passed the Suez Canal and the Gulf of Suez on Saturday arrived in the specified area of the Red Sea, where it will be active duty. Ship is located in a single voyage," — said Martin. A source in the General Staff of the Navy in an interview with Itar-Tass said that "Admiral

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BDK Nikolai Phylchenkov arrived in Syria

Large landing ship (BDK) Russian Black Sea Fleet, "Nicholas Phylchenkov" arrived in the Syrian port of Latakia on Wednesday and was met by two missile boats, which are traditionally accompanied him to the border of Syrian territorial waters, a spokesman Navy Syria.

"At the meeting of the two countries sailors greeted each other, then the Syrian boat" Khutyn "and" Yarmuk "escorted" Nicholas Filchenkova "along the waters of Latakia," — said the representative of the Navy Syria, reportsRIA "Novosti".

He said the missile boats were directed towards the Russian ship in the welcoming ceremony in accordance

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