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Events | Fun | Videos  | 01.08.22

Yesterday Russians Celebrated Navy Day [Video]

Russian sailors usually celebrate their professional holiday on the last Sunday of July. In 2022, the celebration fell on July 31. Thus, yesterday the Russians celebrated the day of the Russian Navy.  The holiday appeared more than 80 years ago thanks to the great Soviet naval commander Nikolai Kuznetsov. In 1939, the admiral proposed to

Russia to Hold First-Ever Joint Naval Training With ASEAN

Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will hold the first-ever joint naval drills off Indonesia in early December of this year, Russia’s Permanent Representative at ASEAN, Alexander Ivanov, said.   The Russia-ASEAN naval drills will take place in the area of North Sumatra in Indonesia’s territorial waters on December 1-3, 2021. The large

Business | Technology  | 28.10.21

Russian Pacific Fleet to Receive Four New Submarines

New submarines will be delivered to the Pacific Fleet in the coming years, according to the statement of the Chief of Staff of the Command of the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Arkady Navarsky.  “We are expecting the arrival of four submarines: two Borey and two Yasen. Their construction is almost complete.

Russian Sailors Rescued Panama Container Ship From Pirates

Sailors of the Russian Northern Fleet rescued a container ship under the flag of Panama from pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, as reported by the press service of the country’s Ministry of Defenсe. As specified, the ship “Lucia” was sailing from the Republic of Togo to the Republic of Cameroon when it was suddenly

Business | Technology  | 25.08.21

Russia to Expand Navy With New Warships

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has revealed that the country’s shipyards have begun work on half a dozen new vessels for its growing navy. He also stated that Moscow is now planning to renew its armed forces with innovative hardware, RT reports.   Speaking as part of the Army 2021 International Forum on Monday, August 23, Vladimir

Insight | Around Russia  | 26.07.21

Russians Expressed Confidence in Navy’s Protective Power

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey of Russians timed to coincide with Navy Day. The results of this study allowed the experts to state that the overwhelming majority of the country’s residents (84 per cent) are confident that the Navy is capable of protecting Russia’s sea borders in the

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 16.04.21

Russian Navy Tested New Camera in Arctic

During the ‘Umka’ exercise in the Arctic, Russian Navy servicemen tested the latest infrared SWIR camera, which is able to “see” through snow and camouflage, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Shvabe holding which is part of the Rostec state corporation.  It is noted that the camera was developed by specialists

Recommended | Business | Industry  | 26.03.21

Submarine for Russian Pacific Fleet Launched in St. Petersburg

A solemn ceremony of launching a large diesel-electric submarine “Magadan” of the ‘636.3’ project for the Russian Navy was held at JSC Admiralty Shipyards.   It is noted that “Magadan”, the third submarine of the series being built at JSC Admiralty Shipyards for the Pacific Fleet, was registered on November 1, 2019. The first ship, “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”,

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 31.12.20

Sevmash to Transfer Nuclear Submarine to Fleet in 2021

Sevmash, which is the largest singular shipbuilding enterprise in Russia, will transfer the Project 885M (Yasen-M) nuclear submarine, “Kazan”, to the Russian Navy in 2021, TASS reports.  The General Director of “Sevmash”, Mikhail Budnichenko, announced that the company has completed the production programme for 2020, despite the pandemic. They handed over the “Knyaz Vladimir” nuclear