The large Russian landing ship “Saratov” entered the waters of the Mediterranean, according to websites in the Turkish city of Istanbul, where it published pictures of the ship’s passage in the Bosphorus, on Tuesday.
According to the sites, “Saratov” is heading towards the Syrian port of Tartus, where the Russian navy has a logistical supply point.
The Russian military fleet components currently present in the Mediterranean Sea consist of more than 10 combat and auxiliary ships.
According to foreign media, the large landing ships and auxiliary ships of the Russian Navy, in addition to ships chartered by the Russian fleet, are participating in the process of transporting shipments to the Russian aviation group stationed at Hmeimim Airport (Lattakia countryside), the supply point in the port of Tartous and the Syrian government army units. .