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The Russian Navy will receive eight surface ships and submarines this year

The United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) plans to transfer eight surface ships and submarines to the Russian Navy in 2022, reports TASS.

The corporation did not specify which ships and submarines the Navy would receive, but said that it would be equipment of “different types and purposes.”

Also TASSreported that the second serial nuclear submarine missile carrier “Borey-A” “Generalissimo Suvorov” will be transferred to the Navy in December 2022.

Earlier it was reported that USC will show the latest developments on March 22 at an exhibition in the State Duma dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the company. The exposition includes ten models of ships and vessels produced by USC.

USC was established in 2007 in accordance with the decree of President Vladimir Putin. The Corporation is the largest shipbuilding holding in Russia, providing about 80% of domestic shipbuilding.

Previously became knownthat Sudan does not object to the appearance of a Russian naval base on its territory if this does not threaten the national security of the country.

Inspiring photos of the winners of the 2021 Travel Photographer Of The Year contest (8 photos)

Photographers from more than 150 countries presented their best travel photos, but the main prize went to a photographer from Italy, Fortunato Gatto.

Gatto, who has called Scotland his home since 2007, was chosen as the winner of the competition thanks to his portfolio of stunning abstract landscapes made in Alaska.

We invite you to see this picture and other photos that won the competition.

1. The absolute winner of the Travel Photographer of the Year contest: Fortunato Gatto, Italy. Denali National Park, Alaska.

2. Winner in the nomination “Best Single shot in the portfolio”: Pally Learmond, Great Britain. Hames, Alaska.

3. The winner in the “Portfolio” nomination: “Living World”, Kenya. Photo: Will Burrard-Lucas, United Kingdom.

4. Best single shot in the category “People and their Stories”: Trevor Cole, Ireland. South Sudan.

5. Young travel photographer of 2020, winner in the category “14 years and older”: Indigo Larmour (13 years old), Ireland. Sharjah, UAE.

6. Winner in the category “Portfolio: top eight”: Alessandro Bergamini, Italy. Jodhpur, India.

7. Young travel photographer of the Year: 15-18 years old: Tevin Kim (16 years old), USA. Wyoming.

8. Winner in the category “Portfolio: landscapes and adventures”: Jie Fischer, USA. Lake Magadi, Kenya.

all photos: TPOTY

Feel old: films that turn 25 this year (10 photos)

It seemed that we saw all these films for the first time only yesterday, although in fact this year marks as much as 25 years since their premiere!

1. “The fifth element”

2. “Men in Black”

3. “The Game”

4. “My best friend’s Wedding”

5. “Clever Will Hunting”

6. “Contact”

7. “Titanic”

8. “It can’t be better”

9. “Highway to nowhere”

10. “Chasing Amy”