Russian aircraft carrier passes through English Channel en route to Syria
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:35 A.M.) – Russian flagship aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov was accompanied by Royal Norwegian Navy’s HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen, as it passed through the English Channel, Thursday, en route to Syria.
According to a military source in Latakia, the Russian aircraft carrier will be deployed to the Mediterranean for 6 months.
The Admiral Kuznetsov is reportedly carrying several Russian fighter jets and attack helicopters that are meant to intensify the aerial campaign against the Islamic State and Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.
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