The fleet of Russian warships on their way to the eastern Mediterranean, where he will participate in naval exercises off the coast of Syria, said the Ministry of Defense.

Flotilla, led by the ship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, sailed from Sevastopol, in Crimea, and late on Sunday, September 27, arrives at the destination.

The exercises involved and frigates with guided missiles "Smetlivi" and landing ship class "tapir", and a number of auxiliary ships.

They will be joined by another frigate and missile gunboat, which were previously transferred from the Black Sea into the Mediterranean Sea.

Civil Aviation had earlier warned that bypasses the area between Cyprus and the Russian naval base in the Syrian city of Tartus, according to "Sputnik".

During the exercises, which will take up in October, the sailors will participate in more than 40 different combat missions, including missile and artillery fire on targets on the surface and in the air, air defense and attacks on ships, as well as search and rescue operations and relief ships in distress.




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