“As a part of the management verify in the course of the winter coaching interval, greater than 10 touchdown crafts and missile boats of Caspian Flotilla of the Southern Navy District are making an inter-fleet transition from the Caspian to the Black Sea. Earlier than leaving the bottom in Makhachkala, the crews of the boats accomplished a full cycle of primary coaching and accomplished course duties at sea,” the assertion mentioned.
The Caspian is a closed sea, however a collection of canals and the Volga and Don rivers join it to the Sea of Azov, permitting Russia to maneuver ships out and in.
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It’s additionally essential to notice that the Russian Navy deploys its extra warships to the Black Sea amid escalation in Russia’s marketing campaign of aggression towards Ukraine.
In accordance with BBC, unverified movies on social media in latest days purports to indicate Russian tanks, artillery and armoured automobiles heading to the Ukrainian border.
Ukraine’s military commander Gen Ruslan Khomchak additionally says Russia has deployed 28 battalion tactical teams close to Ukraine’s jap border and in Crimea, which might quantity to twenty,000-25,000 troops.