Video Report From "Bold Monarch-2008"
A video report from the rescue ship "Georgiy Titov" participating in Bold Monarch-2008. Footage of the rescue vessel AS-34 hooking up with a Polish submarine. Underwater footage of the AS-34 in action. Audio of the underwater communications between the participants. Animation of the plan for the exercise. Please leave requests for a full English transcript in the comments section.
Ukraine rebuffs all Russian pretensions to Sevastopol’
The world must unite in the fight against piracy.
"Coordination of naval fores in the zones where pirates are confirmed to operate will help to partially resolve this problem. Russia's Navy has actively participated in exerciese which have dealt, partially, with the issue of piracy in the last couple of years," [Navy spokesman Igor'] Dygalo said.
He also noted that the Russian Navy was reviving its presence on the world ocean.
"The fact of pirate attacks on Russian and foreign ships confirms the correctness of the course taken by the military decision makers in the Russian Federation and the General Staff of the Navy to renew the presence of Russian warships in all areas of the world ocean, especially in regions of intense fishing and shipping activity."
The Black Sea Fleet ocean-going Minesweeper "Zheleznyakov" departs for exercises with the Turkish Navy.
The goal of "Black Sea Harmony" is to interdict illegal activity, primarily terrorism and proliferation of WMD.
Trawlers suspected of poaching in the Sea of Okhotsk.
The Border Guard Patrol Ship "Antias" and the Krivak III Border Guard Escort Ship "Dzerzhinskiy" stopped two Cambodian fishing trawlers suspected of poaching.
Pacific Fleet Hospital Ship "Irtysh" returns to port after deployment.