Russian Navy amphibious landing vessel "Nikolai Filchenkov" is docked at the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol, June 19, 2012. The vessel is in the state of instant readiness for departure on a mission to the Syrian port of Tartus.

Russian Navy amphibious landing vessel "Nikolai Filchenkov" is docked at the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol, June 19, 2012. The vessel can be deployed to support the Russian naval base at Tartus in Syria.

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