MOSCOW, 9 APR — RIA Novosti. Admiral us Navy, Chairman of the joint NATO command in Naples Michelle Howard stated that the activity of the Russian Navy in Europe exceeds the level of the cold war, reports Reuters.
“We observed activity that was not observed in the Soviet Union,” she said in an interview. According to her, Russia in recent years has expanded the scale of operations at sea, although during the cold war the naval forces of the country were more.
In October last year, the Alliance has already expressed concern about the hike of the ship aircraft carrier group of the Northern fleet to the coast of Syria.
In late February, the chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev has informed that in different regions of the world ocean solve over 100 warships, submarines and support vessels. According to him, the necessity of the Russian naval presence is determined by the presence of potential and real threats from the ocean and sea directions.
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