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Russia to commission two nuclear-powered submarines in 2019

18th March 2019 - 12:01 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


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The Russian Navy is set to induct two newly-built nuclear-powered submarines in 2019, indicating that while Russia’s shipbuilding capability has declined it is still able to produce complex platforms with a significant strategic effect.

According to the Russian defence minister, Sergey Shoigu, the boats are Kazan (K-651) of Project ...

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