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Yury Dolgoruky, Russia`s latest ballistic missile nuclear submarine, will be put into service with the navy Sunday.
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Russia`s Navy will strengthen its Baltic fleet in response to US plans to deploy Patriot missiles in Poland, Russia`s state RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed senior Navy official.
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A top Russian military official says Russia is negotiating the possible purchase of a military ship built in France.
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