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 Black Sea Fleet command staff hold drills in Crimea

Black Sea Fleet command staff hold drills in Crimea

The training of the Black Sea Fleet command staff took place in Crimea, the press service of the Fleet announced on Saturday. "The gathering of the formations and units took place under the leadership of the commander of the Black …

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia to link Persian Gulf to Black Sea

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia to link Persian Gulf to Black Sea

Iran, Azerbaijan and Georgia have reached an agreement for establishing a transit route connecting the Persian Gulf to the Black Sea, an official with Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO) announced. …

Russian military monitors U.S. destroyer in Black Sea

Russian military monitors U.S. destroyer in Black Sea

The Russian military has begun to monitor the U.S. missile destroyer The USS Arleigh Burke in the Black Sea, the National Defense Command Center told the media on Thursday. "The Black Sea Fleet’s forces have begun to monitor …

Georgia sets date for oil development in Black Sea

Georgia sets date for oil development in Black Sea

The Austrian company OMV Petrom will start developing gas and oil on the Black Sea shelf of Georgia in May 2022, the Georgian Oil and Gas Agency informs. OMV Petrom S.A signed a deal with Georgia on the development of oil and gas on the …

Two U.S. vessels arrive in Georgia's Batumi

Two U.S. vessels arrive in Georgia's Batumi

The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Porter have arrived in the Georgian Black Sea town of Batumi today. Rear Admiral James Morley, Deputy Commander, Naval …

It is insecure in the Black Sea, Mikhail Razvozhaev says

It is insecure in the Black Sea, Mikhail Razvozhaev says

The situation in the Black Sea is turbulent, Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozhaev said today at the opening of the monument to the commander of the USSR Navy Vladimir Orlov. "Taking this opportunity, I want to convey to …

U.S. sends command ship to Black Sea for operations with NATO

U.S. sends command ship to Black Sea for operations with NATO

The USS Mount Whitney flagship command ship went to the Black Sea for joint operations with NATO, the U.S. Sixth Fleet stated on its Twitter page on Monday. "The Sixth Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney has begun its northbound …

Russian Navy warships hold missile firings in Black Sea drills

Russian Navy warships hold missile firings in Black Sea drills

The crews of the small anti-submarine warfare ship Suzdalets and the missile hovercraft Samum held artillery and missile firings during drills in the Black Sea for protecting economic infrastructure facilities, the Black Sea Fleet’s press …

Over 40 Black Sea Fleet warships take part in Crimean drills

Over 40 Black Sea Fleet warships take part in Crimean drills

The crews of over 40 warships and vessels of the Black Sea Fleet took part in massive force-on-force maneuvers of Russia’s Southern Military District at the Opuk training ground in Crimea, the Fleet’s press office reported on …

Turkish gas find to provide 30% of its domestic needs

Turkish gas find to provide 30% of its domestic needs

A recently discovered natural gas field in the Black Sea is set to provide nearly a third of Turkey’s domestic needs when it reaches peak production capacity by 2027, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said. Turkey may be able …

Crimean rescuers save fishermen on broken boat

Crimean rescuers save fishermen on broken boat

Today, Crimean rescuers returned two fishermen to the shore, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reports. At 11:34 am, the Crisis Management Center received a message that in the area of ​​the villages of Vitino and …

U.S. Navy sent expeditionary fast transport into Black Sea

U.S. Navy sent expeditionary fast transport into Black Sea

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced on Thursday that Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) began its northbound transit into the Black Sea to operate with NATO Allies and partners. …

Russian Su-30 fighters intercept U.S. spy plane over Black Sea

Russian Su-30 fighters intercept U.S. spy plane over Black Sea

Russian Su-30 fighters intercepted a US Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon multi-mission maritime patrol plane over the Black Sea, Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported on Wednesday. Russian radar stations detected an aerial …