Russia wants warships stationed around the world

Russia's military leaders approved a plan by the navy on Sunday to station warships permanently in friendly ports across the globe.

Underfunded since the 1991 break up of the Soviet Union, the Russian navy has been reasserting itself over the last year by chasing Somali pirates around the coast of east Africa and steaming across the Atlantic to visit allies in South America.

'The General Staff has given its position on this issue and it fully supports the position of the (Navy's) main committee,' deputy chief of staff Colonel-General Anatoly Nogovitsyn told RIA Novosti news agency.
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