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  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Several days after the Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a document approving the expansion of the Russian naval base in Tartus, Syria, Russian commercial ships have been observed sailing to and from Syria over the weekend and on Monday. To remind, a Russian Ministry of Defense document published on Friday said Russia signed an agreement with […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Authorities

    Despite the situation in Syria, authorities of this country have not raised the issue of Russian Navy’s maintenance base in Tartus, reports RBK on Aug 2 referring to Sergei Vershinin, director of Middle East and North Africa Department (Russian Foreign Ministry). Russian Navy maintenance base in Tartus should not be regarded as the reason for […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Russian Navy’s technical maintenance base in Syrian port Tartus operates as usual, there are no need to evacuate personnel and equipment, a spokesman of Russian General Staff told Interfax-AVN on Sept 4. “Indeed, deployment plan of the Russian Navy task force implied possible evacuation of Russian staff from Tartus. With this end in view, Russian […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s flotilla headed by aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has already moored at Syrian port Tartus, report news agencies of Damascus. According to local media, the call of Russian carrier group is carried out in solidarity with Syria which is Moscow’s close ally. The 6-day visit of the Russian naval flotilla is called to […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Training & Education

    The crew of Northern Fleet (NF) large ASW ship Severomorsk headed by Capt 1 rank Andrei Klimenko after termination of anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden entered the Mediterranean Sea via Suez Canal and has visited Syrian port Tartus. During the 3-day long formal call at Tartus, Severomorsk replenished food and water supplies, and […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s carrier group headed by aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov will not visit Syria during an exercise to be held in winter in the Mediterranean Sea, reported RIA Novosti on Nov 29 referring to a source in Russian defense ministry. He commented reports of some media agencies that the only Russia’s naval base abroad […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s carrier group consisting of three warships, a tug and a tanker carried out a formal call at the port of Tartus (Syria) in order to replenish supplies, reported RIA Novosti referring to a spokesman for Russian Navy. The carrier group consists of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov, large ASW ship Admiral Chabanenko, frigate […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As part of Russian Navy warships exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, a call of Russian sea force at Tartus is not planned… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, July 30, 2012; Image: blackseafleet

  • 23 August 2012
    Industry news

    Floating workshop PM-138 currently moored at Russian Navy’s technical maintenance base in Syrian port Tartus will arrive in… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 23, 2012; Image: kacmac

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities

    Yaroslav Mudry (727), the Russian Navy’s Neustrashimy class frigate, departed the port of Tartus, Syria, and is now on its way to a designated area in the Mediterranean Sea. During the port call in Tartus, the Russian Navy’s sailors took the opportunity to replenish the ship’s needed supplies. The vessel started its journey on August 9, 2014, when […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft bill to the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly which would see Russia develop a fully functional naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus. The port is already in use by Russian warships which have been making port calls there since 1977. Under the new […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy will be establishing a permanent presence at its Syrian bases after a deal signed with Syria was ratified by the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly. According to Russian news outlet RIA, the bill – submitted earlier this month – was ratified on Tuesday. In addition to the naval bases, the agreement […]

  • 8 April 2012

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Smetlivy will continue deployment off Syria within a month, said an informed military diplomat. “At first, frigate Smetlivy will call at port Tartus to replenish water and food supplies; the crew will have a short rest there. After that, the ship will be deployed to east Mediterranean for a month, […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Authorities

      Iranian warships moored at Syrian port Tartus are equipped with special hardware to jam radio bands of Syrian opposition, writes London-headquartered Arab newspaper Asharq Alawsat. Referring to sources in Egyptian intelligence agencies, the newspaper reports that Iranian warships are jamming communication bands of Syrian opposition, reports Interfax. According to the sources, Syrian authorities recently […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Industry news

    Russian landing ships Azov and Nikolai Filchenkov left Novorossiysk for Syrian port Tartus with marines and several combat vehicles onboard, reported… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 25, 2012; Image: Sevastopol

  • 20 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Visit of Russian Navy’s carrier group led by aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov to Syrian port Tartus was carried out with the view to replenish supplies, said General of the Army Nikolai Makarov on Jan 18 at the briefing after NATO-Russia Council. “The question about Russian carrier group was asked many times today. I assure […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

      A German-owned freighter loaded with military equipment and ammunition heading to Syria, was stopped on Friday 50 kilometres (31 miles) away from the Syrian port Tartus, a German Magazine Der Spiegel reports. The ship “Atlantic Cruiser”, leased to a Ukrainian company, White Whale Shipping, was intercepted after a tip-off that it was carrying weapons, […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian Defense Ministry is perplexed by reports appeared in the press that Russian warships are allegedly deployed off Syria. There are no Russian warships on mission near Syria. Auxiliary vessel Iman (replenishment tanker) has been moored at Syrian port Tartus for 10 days performing logistic support tasks. The ship replenishes supplies of Black Sea Fleet […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny returned to Sevastopol from the Mediterranean Sea after deployment within Russian Navy’s carrier group. The frigate took part in training activities along with ships of Baltic and Northern fleets. When heading alone or within the task force, frigate Ladny paid formal calls at ports of France, Malta, Spain, […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Russian Navy’s carrier group consisting of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov, large ASW ship Admiral Chabanenko, frigate Ladny, rescue tug Nikolai Chiker, and tanker Lena on Jan 10 had completed formal call at Syrian port Tartus where Russian Navy’s technical maintenance center is located. Having replenished supplies, ships of the Russian carrier group left Syrian […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) middle-size reconnaissance ship Kildin left Sevastopol heading for the Mediterranean Sea, reported Black Sea Fleet HQ. “Crew of recon ship Kildin led by Capt 2 rank Alexei Rumiantsev will shift special-purpose ship Ekvator deployed in the Mediterranean since the beginning of 2012″, reports Interfax citing the BSF spokesman. As was earlier […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Crew of Northern Fleet (NF) aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov headed by Capt 1 rank Sergei Artamonov is completing preparation for deployment. The carrier is going to start long-range cruise in the second half of Nov 2011. Through summer training period, the crew of Admiral Kuznetsov has performed a number of training […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Authorities

      The conclusion of the meeting, which was held Sunday in Istanbul by the Friends of Syria group, to support U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan’s six point plan on ending armed conflict in Syria, followed by a decision to start sending money and communication equipment to Syrian Free Army, i.e. anti-government rebel forces, did not […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Having finished formal call at Syrian port Tartus, ships of Russian Navy’s carrier group continued training activities in the Mediterranean Sea. Northern Fleet (NF) pilots carried out 13 training flights by Su-33 fighters from the deck of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov. Aircrews of helicopters performed 3 flights as well. In total, pilots have done […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    RFS 156 ‘Yamal’ sustained damages on its port side. Photo: Twitter/Capt_Navy Russian Navy landing ship Yamal collided with Sierra Leone-flagged container ship M/V Orca 2 in the Aegean Sea on December 30, the Russian defense ministry said in a statement to news agency TASS. No one was injured in the collision according to the Russian Navy, […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Authorities

    Russia protects regime of Syrian president Assad because it is afraid of losing naval bases in Latakia and Tartus, writes president of Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer in his article published by The Financial Times. If Assad’s regime falls down, Russia may direct its eyes, say, to Greece which urgently needs a source of long-term incomes, […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov has arrived in Northern Fleet (NF) main base Severomorsk and anchored off the harbor. The flagship of Russian Navy has finished the long-range cruise to the Mediterranean Sea started on Dec 6, 2011. Admiral Kuznetsov returned to the homebase one day ahead of the scheduled date. The carrier group also […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny on Dec 4 left Sevastopol and laid a course for the Mediterranean Sea to meet with the task unit consisting of ships of Northern and Baltic fleets, reported Capt 1 rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev, the head of BSF Information Support Group. The frigate will meet with aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) task group heading for the Somali coast to fight piracy is undergoing technical maintenance… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 26, 2012