March 9, 2021 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Northern Fleet Admiral Kasatonov, as part of a long-distance campaign, made a business visit to Limassol of the Republic of Cyprus.
Russian sailors entered the foreign port the day before, on March 8.
The visit of Russian sailors will last until March 10. During this time, the crew of the ship will replenish the reserves of fresh water and food, the personnel will rest from the carrying of the running watch.
During the voyage in the Mediterranean Sea Admiral Kasatonov made business visits to Algeria, Greece, Egypt and Turkey. The Republic of Cyprus became the fifth country in the region to enter the port of which came the newest frigate of the Northern Fleet.
The ship left the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk – December 30, 2020. During the long campaign he covered more than 13,500 nautical miles.
Prior to the campaign, military and civilian sailors, as well as Marines and other secondmen, were vaccinated against coronavirus infection with the domestic drug Gam-COVID-Wak (Sputnik V).