This year, the Russian Navy is to receive two submarine cruisers created under project 955 ("Borei") and a multipurpose nuclear submarine of project 885 ("Yasen"), Andrei Vernigora, a spokesman for the Defense Ministry, and Yuri Borisov, Deputy Defense Minister, told reporters.
Borisov confirmed that two serial missile strategic submarines "Alexander Nevsky" and "Vladimir Monomakh" as well as multipurpose nuclear submarine "Severodvinsk" will enter service in the Russian Navy in 2013.
In addition, Vernigora added that upon the completion of tests, the Navy of Russia would receive another nuclear cruiser - "Vladimir Monomakh".
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea