Russia armed the Black Sea Fleet with more than 50 warships since annexation of Crimea
During an interview with the Interfax news agency, Aleksandr Vitko, Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, stated that Moscow has transferred more than 50 new warships, boats and auxiliary vessels for “tasks in the Mediterranean and Black Seas” since 2014.
“Over the past three years, we have received more than 50 new warships, boats and auxiliary vessels, which without a long commissioning period immediately began realization of tasks “, Interfax quotes Vitko as saying.
According to Vitko, the fleet’s ships and vessels have carried out more than 20 campaigns, including three inter-fleet transitions, over the past year.
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