Russia to restore naval presence in all oceans

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President Dmitry Medvedev said today that Russia was looking to open new naval bases abroad to increase the global reach of a military that shrank abruptly when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Russia seeks new naval bases abroad | World news | The Guardian



The USSR had an extensive network of foreign naval bases and technical support points. The nation had such bases in 16 countries of the globe. It goes about Cuba, Egypt, Algeria, Syria, Ethiopia, Yemen, Angola, Guinea, Libya, Tunisia, Yugoslavia and Vietnam.
Russia to restore naval presence in all oceans - English pravda.ru
 

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