Russian ships deployed to the Pacific Ocean as part of the exercises

The ships and vessels of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) have completed their deployment as part of the exercise, reports TASS.

As explained by the Commander of the Primorsky Flotilla of Various Forces of the Pacific Fleet Rear Admiral Konstantin Kabantsov, the ships and ships have completed their deployment and started today; hui to carry out activities in the context of the consolidation of the high seas area of ​​the Pacific fleet.

The base of the grouping is formed by the ships of the Primorsky flotilla of various forces and the ships of the auxiliary fleet of the Pacific fleet.

performs large-scale exercises in the high seas area of ​​the Pacific Ocean. Up to 20 surface warships, submarines, and support ships participate in the maneuvers. In addition, the exercises involved Tu-142M3 anti-submarine planes, MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors and other aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Previously, military exercises with the aviation involvement had started in Crimea. About 50 units of military and special weapons and equipment, as well as 15 units of aircraft equipment, participated in the development of the tasks. The purpose of the exercise is to work on the consistency of the regimental crews and batteries when organizing the defense of important infrastructure. & Nbsp;


WHO chief assessed original laboratory version of coronavirus

Trace of a novel coronavirus pandemic that has spread from China

The Director General of the World Organization of the health, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said he admits the possibility of a laboratory leak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, reports RIA Novosti.

According to him, from China there was not enough “transparency and cooperation” in the early stages of the investigation into the origin of the agent pathogenic. The WHO chief stressed that all assumptions should be considered.

“ There have been some difficulties with the exchange of data, especially raw data … we hope the next step will be better cooperation & # 39; & # 39; , & hyphen ; He explained.

Gebreyesus recalled that at least 174 million people have contracted the coronavirus infection, and 3.75 million have died from its consequences.

At the end of 2019, the PRC reported an outbreak of the disease. caused by a new type of coronavirus. It was registered in Wuhan City, located in Hubei Province. On March 11, the WHO announced the & nbsp; COVID-19 pandemic around the world. & Nbsp; On March 29, China & nbsp; announced the end of the coronavirus epidemic.

On December 31, 2020, it became known that the PRC & nbsp; for the first time & nbsp; identified a & nbsp; patient, infected with the British strain of coronavirus. & nbsp;