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The fleet, made of 20 warships, submarines and support vessels, are carrying out an “operational exercise”. The menacing group includes missile cruiser Varyag, large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleev and frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov.
In a statement, the Defence Ministry said the Pacific Fleet’s “combined arms forces is running in the distant maritime zone”.
They added the fleet’s “naval tactical groups have made a transit about 4,000km long from naval bases and combat watch areas аnd deployed the Fleet’s groups in the designаted аreа of the Pаcific for аccomplishing trаining tаsks”.
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