22 November / 2018

On the visit of the Task force of the Russian Pacific Fleet to Brunei

On 18-23 2018 the Task force of the Russian Pacific Fleet to Brunei comprising missile cruiser “Varyag”, large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Panteleyev” and tanker “Boris Butoma” visited Brunei Darussalam. Ambassador of Russia to Brunei Vladlen Semivolos inspected the Guard of Honour on board of the missile cruiser “Varyag”.

Chief of Staff of the Submarine Forces of the Russian Pacific Fleet Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov was received by Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II, Royal Brunei Armed Forces Commander Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, and Acting Commander Captain Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili.

On 22 November 2018 the missile cruiser “Varyag” was open for public. Numerous visitors showed up for this event.