In Sevastopol taken to place the ship type " Mistral ", said commander of the black sea fleet (1991-1992) Admiral Igor Kasatonov.
"of course, the question of the location of the ship type "Mistral" in Sevastopol was studied. We have been Preparing for this. 1st was obliged to go to Vladivostok, the second - in Sevastopol. Prepared and there and there. He has a big sludge. Strengthen the pier and dredging in the Bay of Chicken, for example, "said Kasatonov, quoted by RIA" Novosti ". According to him, similar to the ships in time for Russia to build in the present moment." It's all gone. A miser pays twice, and inept three times. Who needs a ship, which is being built six or seven years? After all, the frigate "Admiral Gorshkov" unable until now to pass, as he was laid in 2006, that is, nine years ago, " said the Admiral. On Thursday situated to visit the capital of Poland, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that the decision of Paris not to put Russia helicopter carrier type "Mistral" was sovereign, and France took on his own shoulders the responsibility for this step. on 13 February the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande after held in Minsk summit on the situation in Ukraine said that the rules for the transmission of the first Russian Mistral is still not done. Remember, France was built by the order of Russia two Mistral. One of the helicopter carrier is ready for transfer, but France has suspended the supply of provisions in Ukraine. While opposing political force and the French unions criticized Hollande for refusing to supply Russia's Mistral, hinting at the pressure from the capital of the United States." If Hollande and the truth is not going to put Mistral, then it completely destroys the credibility of France with the sole purpose to submit to Washington, " printed in his own Twitter Vice President of NetFront Florian Filippo. In the case of final refusal to supply Moscow two Mistral France will have to pay Russia for about 3 billion euros. Russia has already prepared All the documents for submission to the court of France. As said defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, paid by France compensation for breach of contract will be sent to the program of rearmament of the Russian army.