Russia launched its largest naval exercise in decades, with ships from its Northern, Baltic, Black Sea, and Pacific fleets heading to the Black and Mediterranean seas. The exercise, set for the end of January, will include antiterrorism and antipiracy drills. Last month military sources said Russian ships were deploying to Syria for possible evacuation of Russian citizens.
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