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“More than 30 warships, cutters and logistic support vessels were involved in different military exercises that were held at maritime ranges in the Baltic Sea,” he said.
Warships performed gun and missile fire drills, deepwater bombing and mine planting, drilled anti-submarine missions and had a drill to unblock a Russian ship from unidentified ships violating international sea law.
Units of coastal troops and sea-based aviation of the Baltic Fleet were also engaged in surprise military exercises.
“Naval forces deployed in Russian westernmost Kaliningrad region and north-western Russia’s Leningrad region came back to routine training and daily life at their permanent bases,” Matveyev stated.