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  5/14/2013, Sivan 5, 5773

Russia to Increase Naval Forces in the Mediterranean

Commander Victor Tchirkov of the Russian navy announced, Monday, that he was sending six additional warships to the Mediterranean Sea, with the possibility of nuclear submarines coming too.

The Russian vessels would operate out of the Syrian port of Tartus, where the Moscow government carried out a project to expand and deepen the harbor.