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NATO and Georgia to discuss Black Sea security

Foreign Ministers of NATO and Georgia will discuss strengthening of their security cooperation in the Black Sea, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. A meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission will be held …

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Turkish Coast Guard team rescues Russian vessel crew

Turkish Coast Guard team rescued the crew of the Russian cargo ship today after the vessel issued an emergency call off the Black Sea coast. A helicopter crew plucked the six seamen from the vessel Nefterodoz 29, adrift by strong …

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Anaklia port construction to start in December

The first phase of construction of a deep sea port in Anaklia will start in late December, Georgia's Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, Zurab Alavidze, said. "The beginning of construction …

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Turkey to build artificial island in Black Sea

Turkey will build an artificial island in the Black Sea off the coast of the Trabzon province as part of its industrial development program, the Turkish media cited the country’s Minister of Science, Industry and Technologies Faruk Ozlu as …

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Dry cargo vessel turns over in Crimea, three rescued

The Anda dry cargo vessel under Togo's flag crashed in the Black Sea in neutral waters near Crimea. The Republic of Crimea's emergency service said the vessel had a crew of nine people - citizens of Syria and India. "As of …

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Black Sea Fleet frigate returns to Sevastopol

The Black Sea Fleet’s frigate Admiral Grigorovich has returned to Sevastopol after accomplishing missions from the Mediterranean Sea, the Fleet’s press office said. "The crew of the Black Sea Fleet’s frigate …

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Earthquake recorded in Black Sea near Anapa

Kuban seismologists recorded underground tremors in the Black Sea water area 40 km from Anapa, Emergency Ministry department in Krasnodar Territory reported. Magnitude was not specified, according to preliminary data, there is no damage …

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Yacht collides with boat in the Black Sea

Two people were killed and three were injured as a result of a collision of a yacht and a boat in the Black Sea, a source in the emergency services of Crimea said. It is reported that the emergency situation occurred in the Kerch …

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Black Sea fleet warships conduct live firing drills

The Bora-class Samum hoverborne guided missile corvette and two missile boats of the Black Fleet completed training exercises to neutralize sea and air targets in naval drills, chief of the Black Fleet Information Activities Office, …

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Kremlin sees no risk in intercepting US planes

The Kremlin does not think that the intercept of a US P-8 Poseidon spy jet by a Russian Su-30 fighter plane over the Black Sea was an unjustified risk, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No, the Kremlin …

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