A ship carrying the Russian sailors, who have been training for months on a French-built Mistral helicopter carrier, left the French port of Saint-Nazaire

Russian sailors look through the portholes of the Russian Navy frigate Smolny as they leave the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, western France, December 18, 2014. A ship carrying the Russian sailors, who have been training for months on a French-built Mistral helicopter carrier, left the French port of Saint-Nazaire on Thursday, with it still unclear whether Paris will finally deliver the ship to Moscow. The sailors arrived in late June at the shipyard to begin training on a first carrier, named Vladivostock, which France was due to deliver to Russia by the last quarter of 2014. Source: Reuters

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