Obama commutes sentence to Wikileaks leaker ManningWorld January 18, 4:54
Diplomat says UN may act as mediator at Astana talks between Damascus and oppositionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 21:31
Expert believes Brexit to bring UK closer to USWorld January 17, 20:29
Italian Foreign Ministry: It is necessary to assess conditions for returning to G8 formatWorld January 17, 20:04
Russia hopes ECHR will cancel its ruling on Dima Yakovlev Law — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 19:35
Preserving Moldova's neutrality impossible without partnership with Russia — presidentWorld January 17, 19:10
OPEC to monitor oil production, export — Saudi Arabian Energy MinisterBusiness & Economy January 17, 18:57
Group of Sukhoi-24M bombers to return from Syria soon — Defense MinistryMilitary & Defense January 17, 18:50
Russian reconciliation center reports over 1,130 Syrian settlements join ceasefireWorld January 17, 18:47
MOSCOW, January 6. /TASS/. Russia’s Caspian Flotilla ship squadrons in 2015 will take part in joint international manoeuvres with the naval forces of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, spokesman for the Southern Military District Colonel Igor Gorbul told TASS. The manoeuvres will be held within the framework of planned international military co-operation between the Caspian littoral states.
“The three-sided joint naval exercise of the Caspian littoral states will be held for the first time, it will take place in the middle part of the Caspian Sea in June - July 2015. The Russian Navy will be represented by a squadron of news ships of the Caspian Flotilla comprising the Makhachkala small gunnery ship and two small-size missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Uglich,” he said.
During the joint manoeuvres the three countries’ warships will drill the protection of sea lanes and maritime areas of economic activity, including joint navigation and manoeuvring, single and joint military exercises with gun practice on sea, air and shore targets, said the Southern Military District spokesman.
In addition to the combat drills, the ships’ crews will conduct search and rescue support exercises and operations to rescue a distressed vessel on the high seas, Gorbul said.