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the Landing ship " Caesar Kunikov " has headed 2 coast of Greece

the Big landing ship (BDK) the Black Sea fleet (CHF) Russia " Caesar Kunikov " has successfully overcome a zone of the Black Sea passages and has headed 2 coast of Greece, the representative of Service of the information and public relations CHF has given on Monday of News the Russian Federation the captain of the first rank Andrey Krylov.

" the Big landing ship " Caesar Kunikov " has successfully overcome passages Bosporuss and Dardanelless and has headed for the Greek island Corfu. Corfu abiding in which is dated for Days of memory of glorified admiral Feodor Ushakov under which command in 1799 Russian seamen have released island Corfu from overseas aggressors " becomes the first port of call of crew of the Russian ship; - Krylov has told.

As he said, during parking the ship crew will take part in actions of an annual public forum " Russian week to Corfu " in which frameworks the Russian seamen after celebratory service in a temple of Sacred Spiridona Trimifuntsky, religious procession and parade of wind bands will assign wreaths 2 monuments to the first president of Greece to Ioannisu Kapodistrii and admiral Ushakov canonised in Russia.

" By the developed tradition, before pass of the Black Sea passages crewmen BDK " Caesar Kunikov " and being onboard the marines division, for the first time making a distant campaign, were " are devoted in seamen " - the interlocutor of agency has noted.

Calling of the Russian ship in port Corfu is planned for October, 4th.

the Representative of the Black Sea fleet has reminded that BDK left Sevastopol and has headed for Mediterranean sea on Saturday, on September, 29th. By the commander of a campaign the commander of connection of the landing ships of fleet the captain of the first rank Evgenie Krylov is appointed.

" In performance of problems of long swimming the ship crew will make calling in port Cannes (France). It will be dated for carrying out of the tenth Festival of masters of the Russian culture " - the interlocutor has noted.

As a part of crew of the ship an orchestra of a staff of the Black Sea fleet under control of the honoured worker of arts of the Russian Federation of the captain of the first rank Igor Knyazev who under the invitation of the Russian fund of culture will take part in the concert program of festival.