Russia has reportedly dispatched an 11-ship aircraft carrier group to the Mediterranean Sea, according to an AP report, in a resumption of Russian naval patrols of the world’s waters. The move is in line with recent moves by Russia to expand its military presence and flex it’s growing economic strength.
According to the AP report, an aircraft carrier, two anti-submarine ships, a guided missile cruiser
along with refueling ships from Russia's Northern and Black
Sea fleets and 47 aircraft will be part of the group in the Mediterranean.