Russia's Caspian flotilla relocates to Dagestan.
The Caspian flotilla will be transferred from Astrakhan to Kaspiysk, in Dagestan, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a conference of senior Defense Ministry officials,
"A decision has been made to move the Caspian flotilla to Kaspiysk. Vast construction work is beginning there: piers, logistic facilities and housing. The number of our officers and other personnel will increase manifold," TASS cited Shoigu as saying.
Shoigu noted that the flotilla’s redeployment is a major factor for security in the Caspian Region.