Mediterranean Sea

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Russia's Admiral Essen heading back to Sevastopol

The Black Sea Fleet’s frigate Admiral Essen has accomplished missions as part of Russia’s permanent Mediterranean taskforce and has set off for its home base in Sevastopol, the Russian Black Sea Fleet spokesman Alexei …

Russia sends new frigate to Mediterranean

Russia deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea today, the Black Sea Fleet Spokesman, Captain 2nd rank Alexei Rulev said. "The Black Sea Navy Fleet's …

Russia's small missile ships returning from Mediterranean

Russia’s two small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Veliky Ustyug - have entered the Black Sea straits after completing missions as part of a Russian naval group in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea Fleet spokesman Alexei …

Angler caught in Adjara

A rare in the Black Sea predatory fish, the angler or Lophius piscatorius was caught in Adjara, the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia reports. The ministry specified that the angler could reach the shores of Georgia from the …

 Russian ship rescues Ukrainian fishing crew

The Russian Northern Fleet’s anti-submarine ship The Vice-Admiral Kulakov has extended assistance to a Ukrainian fishing boat in the Mediterranean, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The Vice-Admiral Kulakov received a …

4 migrants dead, 340 rescued from boat near Crete

Four bodies were recovered and 340 people rescued after a boat carrying migrants across the Mediterranean Sea sank south of the Greek island of Crete, the Greek authorities said. The coast guard said the roughly 25-meter (82-foot) …

Rescue under way for 700 migrants on boat near Crete

A rescue operation is under way for 700 migrants on board a boat in the Mediterranean south of Crete, the Independent reports. Greek authorities said about 250 people have been rescued so far. The coastguard said the boat, …