- Title: Russian naval fleet sends missile corvette to Mediterranean
- Date: 7th October 2016
- Summary: ISTANBUL, TURKEY (OCTOBER 7, 2016) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF THE RUSSIAN NAVY'S MISSILE CORVETTE MIRAZH SAILING ON THE BOSPHORUS ON ITS WAY TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA FISHERMAN ON A SMALL BOAT VARIOUS OF MIRAZH / RUSSIAN FLAG PEOPLE IN FOREGROUND AT RESTAURANT AT WATER'S EDGE / MIRAZH IN BACKGROUND VARIOUS OF THE MIRAZH SAILING UNDER AN UNIDENTIFIED BRIDGE OVER BOSPHORUS TURKISH COAST GUARD SPEED BOAT VARIOUS OF MIRAZH / CLOSE-UP OF MISSILE HOLDERS
- Embargoed: 22nd October 2016 13:19
- Keywords: Turkey Russia Russian Navy missile corvette Mirazh Syria Bosphorus
- Location: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
- City: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
- Country: Turkey
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA001530B29Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: The Russian Navy's missile corvette Mirazh sailed through the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul on Friday (October 7), on its way to the Mediterranean Sea.
The ship left its Black Sea Fleet base of Sevastopol on Thursday (October 6) and is heading to join a group of Russian warships in the Mediterranean.
The Mirazh, armed with Malakhit cruise missiles, follows another two Black Sea Fleet missile corvettes, The Serpukhov and The Zelyony Dol equipped with Kalibr long-range cruise missiles, which had been due to reach the Mediterranean on Wednesday (October 5).
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