MOSCOW, February 24 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Navy
will continue its important duties in the seas and oceans of
the world, Navy spokesman Capt. 1st Rank Igor Dygalo told RIA
Novosti on Tuesday.
"The Pyotr Veliky missile cruiser, after having completed
joint naval exercises with India, has passed through the Suez
Canal and is now in the Mediterranean Sea," Dygalo said.
He also said that the Northern Fleet's Admiral Levchenko
destroyer had moored in the Syrian port of Tartus on February
23. The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and the destroyer
Admiral Chabanenko are conducting operations in the North
Atlantic, he continued.
Dygalo also said that the Admiral Vinogradov destroyer is
continuing its anti-piracy operations in the Horn of Africa
Around 20 warships from the navies of at least 10
countries, including Russia, are involved in anti-piracy
operations off Somalia, which after years of civil war, has no