US News Russian ships helping Mali? No, these photos have been taken in 2008 in other countries

20:45  22 november  2021
20:45  22 november  2021 Source:   observers.france24.com

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Une publication Facebook datant du 17 novembre prétend montrer des navires russes à Alger, prêts à © Observers A Facebook publication dating back to November 17 claims Show Russian ships in Algiers, ready to "help Mali"

Two photos published on Facebook on 17 November claim to show "Russian ships in Algeria to help Mali". Although the photos are those of Russian warships, one is that of the Moskva warship in Sevastopol in 2008, the other is that of the ship "Pierre Le Grand" taken the same year in the vicinity of Tripoli in Libya .

A Facebook publication dating from November 17, cumulating 4300 mentions "I like" says show two Russian warships arrived in Algeria to support Mali.

The photos have also been published on Facebook on November 16 as here and November 17 here .

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Mali and Russia have decided to strengthen their military cooperation in November 2021 while the French troops are partially withdrawing from Mali. The French plan plans to reduce the number of more than 5,000 people currently, at 2,500 to 3,000 by 2023.

Two photos of Russian ships taken near Libya and Sebastopol, in 2008

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The first picture is that of the Russian missile lancer cruiser "Moskva". It was taken on September 10, 2008 by Vasiliy Batanov for AFP, according to this article by 20 minutes of August 2013. Another photo of the same ship taken on the same day by the same photographer, and published in the newspaper Lebanese The Daily Star , a Lebanese newspaper now closed, indicates that the ship is in the bay of Sevastopol. The Bay of Sevastopol is a territory that has become a Russian de facto after the annexation of the Crimea in 2014.

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The second photo is that of the Russian nuclear cruiser Pyotr Veliky, Pierre Le Grand in Russian, taken on October 13, 2008 near Tripoli in Libya By Abdel Magid Al Fergany for AP, as indicated in this article by October 2008 of the San Diego Union Tribune , a Californian newspaper. The article specifies that the Russian cruiser was to join Venezuela for joint exercises.

Where are these two boats currently located?

One day before this intox, who claims that the boat is in Algiers on November 17, the "Moskva" actually returned to the Bay of Sebastopol according to this video published on YouTube on November 16 by Vesti92, a newspaper Russian publishing information about Crimea.

The writing of the observers of France 24 did not find the current location of the second ship "Pierre Le Grand".

Other Russian warships actually present in Algiers for a joint exercise

Russian warships were recently present in Algiers for a joint exercise between the Algerian and Russian armed forces, as indicated by this Article of the Algerian press agency "Algeria Press Service". The exercise took place from 13 to 20 November according to this release of the Department of National Defense. This article of the Algerian agency further indicates that these are three ships, the Admiral Frégate Kasatonov, the Nicolay Tchiker tug and the tanker Vyazma tanker, other vessels than those in the photos of the Facebook publications .

The European Union denounces the Russian influence in the Central African Republic .
© Dr. The monument was inaugurated on Monday, November 29, 2021, in the University district, in Bangui. Central African power is more and more to the Russian military and mercenaries of Wagner. At the risk of paying it expensive. Russians in Bangui? Almost no one unworthy: was not inaugurated on Monday, November 29, 2021, in Bangui, a statue paying tribute to the Russian staff who advise and govern the units of the National Armed Forces.

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