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The Russian Navy Is About to Become A Lot Deadlier

Moscow is deploying “Black Beret” Marines on all its warships.

  • Michael Peck
  • The National Interest

The Russian Navy is deploying marines aboard all its warships sailing to overseas stations.

Their mission is to secure these ships against terrorists and saboteurs. 

The anti-terrorist groups will be posted on ships sailing to distant sea zones, according to Russian newspaper Izvestia .

“Marines often accompanied the ships and vessels of the Soviet Navy from the late 1960s to 1991. They strengthened the crews of the ships that were to serve in close proximity to military conflicts zones in the…

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