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MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. The Russian Caspian Flotilla ships Tatarstan and Grad Sviyazhsk have returned to their home base in Makhachkala from a voyage, during which they visited the ports of Kazakhstan and Iran, the press office of Russia’s Southern Military District said on Thursday.
"The crews of the missile ship Tatarstan and the small missile ship Grad Sviyazhsk have returned to their base port of Makhachkala after accomplishing mission tasks," the press office said.
"The Russian sailors’ voyage in the Caspian Sea lasted 20 days, during which they covered about 2,000 nautical miles (about 3,600 kilometers) and held over 30 shipborne exercises of various scenarios," the press office added.
Specifically, the ships conducted artillery fire against a sea target before returning to the home base, the press office said.
The Caspian Flotilla ships visited the port of Aktau in Kazakhstan and Bender Enzeli in Iran, the press office said.