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A detachment of ships of the Baltic fleet, consisting patrol ships (TFR) “Yaroslav the Wise”, sea tug “Victor Konetsky” and the tanker “Yelnya” made a routine visit to the port of Piraeus (Greece).

The main purpose of the visit the sailors of the Baltic fleet – replenishment, demonstration of St. Andrew’s flag, promoting international cooperation and short-term stay of personnel on the shore.

The ships will stay in port for 4 days. Their crews will visit Athens and see the sights of Athens, which became in the 20th century the suburbs of the Greek capital

On completion of the business of call in Piraeus, a detachment of ships of the Baltic fleet will continue to perform their tasks in the Mediterranean sea.

During the voyage from the Baltic to the Mediterranean sea, the sailors traveled more than eight thousand nautical miles, visited the Syrian port of Tartus.

On the warships and vessels of the squad are anti-terror group from the connections of Marines of the Baltic fleet. In addition, the TFR “Yaroslav the wise” is on Board carrier-based helicopter Ka-27.

A detachment of ships of the Baltic fleet consisting of the TFR “Yaroslav the Wise”, sea tug “Victor Konetsky” and the tanker “Yelnya” performing the planned tasks of the far hike, left the Military Harbor of Baltiysk city on October 1 and took a course in the Indian ocean.

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