After the Russian authorities took a decision to reduce forces in the background of the armistice in Syria, it became known that several months earlier to return to their homeland, the ships of the aviation group, led by the cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”.
Of the ship aircraft carrier group, headed by carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” and the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Peter the Great” went to the Mediterranean in October 2016. The ships of the Russian Navy performed the task of counter-terrorism in the framework of air operations in Syria. In particular, 15 November for the first time were involved in the wing “Admiral Kuznetsov”.
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However, there have been setbacks – there have been two accidents of fighter jets landing on the deck of the cruiser.
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On the eve of New year, the Head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin said that against the background of the newly introduced regime of silence on Syria that created possibilities for the reduction of the Russian forces on behalf of the Russian leader.
According to a source “Interfax”, in January from a long voyage in the Mediterranean might come back to the cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” and “Peter the Great”.
According to him, this month they can take a course “home from sea” – on the main base of the Russian Northern fleet in Severomorsk.
It was initially reported that the Russian air group will hold in the Mediterranean sea about six months, although the exact timing of surgery is not known.
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