Last night, Russian warships were south of Norway in Skagerrak.
Within the next 24 hours, they will also pass through Storebaelt in Denmark.
The group of warships also includes the nuclear submarine missile cruiser Orel, it was confirmed by the Press Service of the Northern Fleet on the Defence Ministry’s portal.
A newly updated missile cruiser, Marshal Ustinov, is in the group of naval vessels as well as the brand new frigate, Admiral Gorshkov.
The convoy will then turn east into the Gulf of Finland north of Tallinn.
On July 29, the ships will participate in the annual Navy Parade which will take place just outside St. Petersburg.
It is expected the convoy will arrive in the Gulf of over the weekend.
The Oscar-II class submarine called Orel will sail under the Storebaelt Bridge.
It will have to sail in surface position to pass underneath the Bridge.
The submarine is 25 years old and is 155 metres long.
It is armed with 24 missiles, powered by two reactors and can hold a crew of 120 people.
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