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Four Russian naval ships return to Crimea from Abkhazia coast
Four Russian ships have returned from waters off Abkhazia to their Black Sea Fleet base in the Crimean port of Sevastopol, a crewman said on Wednesday.
Multi role nuclear submarine Omsk delivered to the Pacific Fleet
A third-generation, multi role nuclear submarine, Omsk, project 949-A, delivered to the Pacific Fleet in a solemn ceremony at the city of Bolshoy Kamen to commence service.
Russian ship joins NATO anti-terror operation in Mediterranean
A Russian Black Sea Fleet warship has joined a NATO-led counter-terror operation in the Mediterranean, the fleet's press service said on Wednesday.
Sevmash loses yet another prestige contract
The ongoing construction of the world’s first floating nuclear power plant at Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk will be moved to Baltiysky shipyard in St. Petersburg.
Russian Navy carries out Black Sea anti-terror exercise
Two Russian warships, the Moskva missile cruiser and Smetlivy patroller, are conducting an anti-terror exercise near the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, a source at the naval base's headquarters said Monday.
New sub for Northern Fleet
The diesel-powered submarine B-90 Sarov was today officially handed over to the Russian Northern Fleet. The vessel is built by the Sevmash yard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.
Nordic governments call for restraint in South Ossetia
“The ongoing fighting in Georgia has an extent with is without precedence in Europe since the Balkan wars”, Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre says in a press release. Together with his colleague from Finland and Sweden, Mr. Støre now calls on all parties to end the fighting.
Indian submarine sails for home after refit in Russia
The INS Sindhuvijay diesel-electric submarine departed for India early Wednesday after an extensive overhaul at a shipyard in northern Russia, the Zvezdochka shipbuilding company said.
Russia to conduct military exercises in Indian Ocean this fall
Russian Tu-160 Blackjack and Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers will join the Russian navy in a series of exercises in the Indian Ocean, the Air Force commander said on Tuesday.
Ukraine-NATO exercise successful despite protests - navy chief
Despite protest rallies, the annual Ukraine-NATO Sea Breeze military exercises went according to plan, the Ukrainian navy chief said on Monday.
Indian submarine to join navy after delayed refit in Russia
The INS Sindhuvijay diesel-electric submarine will set sail for India on August 5 to rejoin the Indian navy after an extensive overhaul at a shipyard in northern Russia, the company said on Tuesday.
Submarine thrown into the Ukrainian Ebmbassy window
On July 27, Russian Navy Day, the activists of the Eurasian Youth Union conducted an unsanctioned picket near the Ukrainian Embassy in Moscow.
Russia wants Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine after 2017 - Navy chief
Russia would like to keep the Black Sea Fleet base in Ukraine's port of Sevastopol after 2017, the Russian Navy commander said Friday.
Russian Navy prioritizes construction of nuclear submarines
The construction of new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile and attack submarines is a top priority for the Russian Navy's development, the Navy commander said on Friday.
Russia to have 5-6 aircraft carriers in Northern, Pacific Fleets
Russia will create 5-6 aircraft carrier groups in the Northern and Pacific Fleets, the Navy commander said on Sunday.
Murmansk based tall ship got port ban to Norway
Because of reasons unknown to us, the Russian foreign ministry has decided that the Sedov won't be allowed to call at harbours in Norway, says Murmansk State Technical University.
A new hydrographic ship is launched in Blagoveshensk
The new hydrographic ship's launching ceremony commenced at the shipbuilding yard of Blagoveshensk, reports to RIA Novosti, the Pacific Fleet Public Affairs representative.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy has outlined the most important task for the Northern Fleet
The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Vysotskiy, believes that the most important task of the Northern Fleet (NF) consists of providing security in the sea and ocean zones of the the country's northwest, reports to RIA Novosty the Commander's aide, Captain Igor Dygalo.
Russian-US-Norwegian naval exercise in Barents Sea
A Russian ASW ship, the Severomorsk, arrived last Thursday in Norway's main naval base of Haakonsvern to participate in a joint U.S.-Russian-Norwegian naval exercise in the Barents Sea.
Russian sailors go abroad
Of the students studying in Russian maritime colleges, more than 90 percent go abroad to work. Now Russian authorities intend to make the sailors work for Russian companies.
Russian Arctic station threatened by melting ice
Russian authorities this week decided to end all operations at the SP-35 drifting research station. An icebreaker is now underway to save the researchers, who are under growing threat as the North Pole ice is melting.
Russia’s biggest sub ready for scrapping
The TK-13 Typhoon-class nuclear submarine has arrived in Severodvinsk in northern Russia where it will be decommissioned and scrapped. The sub is one of Russia’s biggest.
Russia to lease 'deadly' nuclear attack sub to India in 2009
Russia has begun dock trials of a nuclear submarine, which will be leased in 2009 to the Indian navy for 10 years, a prominent Indian daily reported.
Norway positive to Russian military build-up
Head of the Norwegian regional command in northern Norway believes the current modernization of the Russian Armed Forces is a sign of a more healthy Russian state. –This is more to the good than not to the good, Mr. Trond Grytting says.
Russia prepares for future combat in the Arctic
Russia must be ready to fight wars in the Arctic to protect its national interests in a region that contains large and untapped deposits of natural resources, a high-ranking military official said in an interview published Tuesday.
New Russian frigate may be fitted with BrahMos cruise missiles
A Russian frigate being built at a shipyard in St. Petersburg may be equipped with sea-based Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, a Russian defense industry official said on Friday.
Russia may help Britain scrap nuclear submarines
Russia's Zvezdochka shipyard in the town of Severodvinsk on the Barents Sea could scrap Britain's decommissioned nuclear submarines, a company official said on Monday.
Russian Coast Guard detained Norwegian freight vessel
The Norwegian freight vessel Tello was detained by a Russian Coast Guard vessel in the Barents Sea.
Sevmash in trouble
The Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, was on the agenda when the Russian government discussed the country’s military industrial complex.
Russian Navy planes patrol the Arctic
Two Tu-142 aircraft from Russia's Northern Fleet have successfully conducted a reconnaissance flight over the Arctic Ocean in latitudes close to the North Pole, a Navy spokesman said on Wednesday.
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