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В восточном Средиземноморье запланированы учения авиации корабельной группы России Naval aviation of Russia will take place on November 9 exercises in the area to the South-East of the Greek island of Rhodes, it is stated in the notice of the authorities of Greece, published on the website of the International civil aviation organization (ICAO). This writes Interfax-AVN.
       
As observers note, these exercises can take part of deck aircraft of the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”, which is currently, presumably, is to the South-East of the island of Rhodes.
       
The notice States that the aviation of the Russian Navy will be held, according to the coordinates, in the Greek area of air traffic control (ATC) over international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean, in connection with which will be changed six air routes for civil aircraft.
       
Aircraft of the Russian Navy will have to be in constant contact with Greek air traffic controllers ATC centers, and to fly with the included transponder, the document says.
     
“To ensure security during the exercise aircraft, is not participating, it is strongly recommended not to fly in the specified area”, – stated in the notice.
       
In turn, the Cypriot authorities informed that the ships and aircraft of the Navy of Russia will hold from 10 to 15 and from 17 to 22 November exercises in international waters between Cyprus and Syria.
       
“Exercises of the Russian Navy (training flights of aircraft and the training of fire) will be held in the area”, according to the coordinates stated in the notice published on the website of ICAO.
       
The exercise area is included in the Cyprus area, the Department of internal Affairs over international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean.
       
In the Mediterranean sea is a Russian naval aircraft carrier battle group led by the heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Peter the Great”. The group, in particular, the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”, large anti-submarine ships “Severomorsk”, “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and the frigate “Admiral Grigorovich”, equipped with cruise missiles “Caliber”.

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