Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

04/21/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/21/2017 04:09

President of the Philippines visited the Varyag missile cruiser of the Pacific Fleet in the Manila port

21.04.2017 (12:20)

Rodrigo Duterte, the President of the Philippines, has visited the Varyag missile cruiser of the Pacific Fleet in the Manila port.

Captain II rank Alexei Ulyanenko, Commander of the cruiser, informed the distinguished guest about the Varyag's history, characteristics, armament, combat capabilities, and everyday life in the Russian Navy.

Visit of the Pacific Fleet detachment will last until April 24. The trip has been held in course of the International Activity Plan of the Russian Armed Forces.

Demonstration of the St. Andrew's Flag and development of cooperation of the Asia-Pacific countries are main missions of the trip.

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