The defense Ministry showed the first cat that took part in the campaign of the Navy to Syria
MOSCOW, may 1 — RIA Novosti. The defense Ministry published in the official account Facebook photo of the first cat, who was involved in the long sea trip to the coast of Syria.
In the comments of a post users have complained that the Agency has not announced the nickname of “hero cat,” and suggested the name of Matroskin.
The publication drew the attention of the foreign press. The British Telegraph noted that the Russian cat is a more dangerous job than his counterparts in Westminster, who “mainly meet with foreign ambassadors and catch mice.”
“Although Russia and the West a lot of controversy, love of cats is something that unites them”, — wrote the newspaper.
The long March carrier battle group of the Northern fleet to the coast of Syria began on 15 October 2016 8 February 2017 ships returned to Severomorsk, after about 18 thousand nautical miles. In operation the missile cruiser “Peter the Great”, the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”, large anti-submarine ships “Severomorsk”, “Vice-Admiral Kulakov” and support vessels performed the task of combating terrorism in Syria. The defense Ministry noted that the campaign of such scale combat use of naval aviation was held for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy.