Missile cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" came on the teachings in South Africa
Russian missile cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" came to Cape town to participate in a joint naval exercise with the Navy men China and South Africa, said the head of the press service of the Northern fleet captain first rank Vadim Serga.
in the process of the exercise, the Northern fleet, in collaboration with foreign colleagues will practice protivovirusnoe and anti-terrorist operations at sea, as well as actions to assist victims of the disaster.
"Before arriving in port, the ship performed a salute of 21 artillery volleys," - said Serga.
The crew of the cruiser was met by the Navy of the Republic of South Africa. It is expected that the Russian sailors will stay in South Africa for a few days. They will join the stockpiling of fresh water and food.
The average sea tanker "Vyaz'ma" and rescue tug SB-406, escorting a cruiser in a long voyage to the Atlantic, walk into Cape town on Sunday evening.