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MOSCOW, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Russian warships have been rehearsing shooting at airborne and sea targets during exercises in the Black Sea to the south of Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defence said early on Friday.
The Black Sea drills are expected to wrap up later on Friday.
Russian artillery forces in the southern Rostov region that borders Ukraine have also been practicing destroying enemy forces and armored vehicles with howitzers, the Ministry of Defence said.
The Black Sea drills, part a set of navy exercises taking place in numerous locations this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, also practiced sweeping for mines. (Reporting by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn)(c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2022.
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