Moskva cruiser-led naval group to perform assigned mission in Atlantic soon

A naval group of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet led by the guided missile cruiser The Moskva will begin a mission in the Atlantic soon, the fleet's spokesman, Captain 1st class Vyacheslav Trukhachev said on Tuesday.

A naval group of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet led by the guided missile cruiser The Moskva will begin a mission in the Atlantic soon, the fleet's spokesman, Captain 1st class Vyacheslav Trukhachev said on Tuesday.

According to the official the force incorporating The Moskva, the escort ship The Pytlivy, and salvage tug The Shakhtyor are currently replenishing water and fuel reserves near Spain’s Ceuta delivered by the sea-going tanker The Ivan Bubnov.

"Within days the naval group flying the flag of the Black Sea Fleet’s commander, Vice-Admiral Valery Kulikov will proceed through the Strait of Gibralter and begin the assigned mission in the Atlantic Ocean.

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