Russian sailors helped the new Zealand yachtsmen

a Group of Russian warships, which is now in the Gulf of Aden, assisted the new Zealand sailing yacht. As told in the press service of the Baltic fleet patrol ship “Yaroslav the Wise” was a distress signal: from a foreign vessel refused one of the electronic systems, it is lost in the course, writes TASS.

the commander of the naval group Alexander Malinetskii decided to send to the rescue tugboat “Victor Konetsky”. Russian experts landed on the boat, found the problem, produced in our own workshop new part and repaired the ship. In addition, the Navy gave the new Zealanders 100 liters of fresh water. The whole operation took two hours.

it is Noted that the incident occurred during the joint exercises of the Russian group with the Japanese destroyer “of Harusame”. They were dedicated to the fight against piracy in the Arabian sea.

for example, in one scene, the tanker “Yelnya” was depicted captured the ship and its crew played the role of criminals. Assault troops with the “Yaroslav the Wise” and “Harusame” was to carry out the operation to eliminate the pirates.