Heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”
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In the aircraft carrier group of the Navy of Russia, who arrived in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean sea, reported daily flights of its aviation over the territory of Syria
In interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday” channel “Russia-1” the commander of the “Admiral Kuznetsov” Sergey Artamonov and the commander of the “Peter the Great” Vladislav Malakhovsky said that the Russian carrier battle group has reached the Eastern part of the Mediterranean sea and now is conducting maneuvers in front of the coast of Syria. As noted Malakhovsky from the deck of the aircraft carrier daily flights aircraft.
“Worked through interaction with the coast airport, flights are made virtually every day for four days,” said English.
Artamonov, answering a question of the leader of the program Sergei BRILYOV, said that over the Russian aircraft carrier group, no one is flying. “Everyone is afraid to come closer than 50 kilometers, well knowing what power and shock power are two of the cruiser,” he said.
On the eve of the source Agency “Interfax” reported that the MiG-29 and su-33 in the last days regularly climb aboard the “Admiral Kuznetsov” to explore theater in Russia.
The Agency interlocutor also said that the aircraft carrier group “continuously preparing for strikes on terrorists in Syria and is ready to begin the operation at any point of time.”