Russian Mistral sailors head home from France

December 18, 2014 5:36 PM

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By RFI Some 400 Russian sailors training to operate the Mistral-class warship left France for home on Thursday, with still no official decision in Paris over whether to deliver the vessel to Russia.

In blue uniform and matching berets, the sailors boarded the training ship Smolny, which will take them home from the western French port of Saint-Nazaire.

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