Russia sends warships to Mediterranean as Syria tension rises




 
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Russia sends warships to Mediterranean as Syria tension rises
 
August 29th, 2013  
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Topic: Russia sends warships to Mediterranean as Syria tension rises


Russia sends warships to Mediterranean as Syria tension rises
By Timothy Heritage MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it was sending warships to the Mediterranean, but denied it was beefing up its naval force there as Western powers prepare for military action against Syria. Interfax news agency quoted a source in the armed forces' general staff as saying Russia, Syria's most powerful ally, was deploying a missile cruiser from the Black Sea Fleet and a large anti-submarine ship from the Northern Fleet in the "coming days". ...




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