Posts Tagged ‘Russian Navy’

Russia denies warships heading for Syria

Saturday, August 4, 2012 Comments off

Russian warships can dock in Syria for resupply – Ministry of Defense

Russia denies warships heading for Syria

RIA Novosti

Russia’s Defence Ministry has denied reports that large landing ships of the Northern Fleet carrying marines had planned to visit Syria’s Tartus port. Read more…

RUSSIA:Russian flotilla heads for Mediterranean

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 1, 2011

Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier. Photo: RIA Novosti    

The U.S. George Bush aircraft carrier has approached Syrian waters, the Arab Al Jazeera TV channel reports.

The Pentagon has refused to confirm the report but admitted that the ship is in the Mediterranean in what analysts see as part of preparations for a possible no-fly zone over Syria. Read more…