More than 70 warships and support vessels celebrated the New Year at sea. This was reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense on Friday, January 1.
According to the ministry, the address of the commanders and crews of the ships, who were carrying out the tasks of the naval presence in the ocean and sea zones, received a congratulatory telegram from the Chief Commander of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.
Earlier, on December 31, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu congratulated the military and veterans on the upcoming New Year. The head of the Ministry of Defense drew attention to the fact that the pandemic “abruptly changed the usual way of life,” but as a result, the fight against it only brought people closer together.
In conclusion, Shoigu wished the servicemen health and well-being, as well as that the coming year would bring them happiness and good luck, and gave them the joy of meeting with friends and family.