The guided-missile cruiser of the Russian Navy "Moscow" on Monday began a visit to Venezuela, moored in the port of Guaira, local media reported.
Cruiser and its crew met the traditional salute salvo of 21 while in a port. "Moscow" and three other warships of the Russian Navy will be in Venezuela until August 29 and then will travel to Spain and Portugal.
It is expected that during the visit, the crews will be meeting with Venezuelan counterparts, as well as pay homage homage to the late former president, Hugo Chavez.
During his long cruise cruiser "Moskva" has already visited Portugal, Cuba, Nicaragua, and twice passed through the Panama Canal.