Baltic Fleet ships joined the sudden teachings in southern Russia

"In the Black Sea, near the coast of the Caucasus Russia formed two amphibious unit, basic and false, which are included in Novorossiysk large landing ships of the Baltic Fleet," Kaliningrad "and" Alexander Shabalin "", — stated in the Defense Ministry.

MOSCOW, March 29 — RIA Novosti.Large landing ships of the Baltic Fleet in Novorossiysk are joined to sudden maneuvers in the Black Sea area, said Friday the Defense Ministry.

Now, according to the agency, in the sea, there are about 20 warships and about 30 ships of the Black Sea Fleet.

 

"In the Black Sea, near the coast of the Caucasus Russia formed two amphibious unit, basic and false, which are included in Novorossiysk large landing ships of the Baltic Fleet," Kaliningrad "and" Alexander Shabalin "," — said in a statement.

Earlier it was reported that early in the morning on Thursday, Russian PresidentVladimir Putin gave the order to start large-scale exercisesin the Black Sea — to participate in them will be 36 ships, rapid deployment forces, in particular, paratroopers and marines, and special forces. It was planned that all will involve about 7,000 soldiers and about 250 armored vehicles. These exercises will be the second in the last two months of unplanned maneuvers of the Russian army — in February sudden readiness test was performed for the first time in 20 years.

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