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Destroyer Heads For Syrian Port

April 05 2012


A Russian destroyer plans to take part in military exercises off the coast of Syria after docking at the Syrian port of Tartus, reports RIA Novosti.

The Smetlivvy guided-missile destroyer left its homeport of Sevastopol on April 1 and will operate in the western Mediterranean region until the end of May, a naval source said.

The warship will take on supplied at the Russian-leased port in Tartus, said the source.

The Smetlivvy, which returned to service after repairs in...

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