Russia, China round up joint naval exercise in Baltic SeaMilitary & Defense July 27, 21:27
Chechen leader says he is ready to quit his job to protect al-Aqsa Mosque in JerusalemSociety & Culture July 27, 21:07
Russian tennis star Sharapova granted wildcard for WTA tournament in CincinnatiSport July 27, 20:11
Russia invites Baltic partners to attend naval review in St. PetersburgMilitary & Defense July 27, 19:38
Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey presents his credentials to ErdoganRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 19:03
Deadly wildfires in southern EuropeWorld July 27, 18:20
Russia interested in cooperation with Finland on Arctic environmentBusiness & Economy July 27, 18:14
New US anti-Russia sanctions way to pursue its economic interests with cynicism — PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 18:11
Moscow surgeons separate newborn Siamese twins conjoined at head in 30 minutesSociety & Culture July 27, 17:57
SEVEROMORSK, January 2. /TASS/. Vessels of Russia’s Northern Fleet will make trips to the Mediterranean Sea, the Arctic region and the Atlantic Ocean in 2017, the fleet’s Commander, Vice-Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, said.
"The crews of a number of surface ships units have begun preparations for long-distance trips to the Arctic Ocean, various areas of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Basin," he said.
In 2016, the crews of surface ships, nuclear submarines and support vessels made over 30 long-distant trips.
The Northern Fleet’s naval aircraft carrier group, which includes Russia’s only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, the Pyotr Velikiy heavy nuclear battlecruiser, the Severomorsk large anti-submarine ship and several support vessels, is currently accomplishing missions in the eastern part of the Mediterranean.