Tuesday, August 26, 2008
No wonder the Russians have been slow to leave Georgia. Sailors aboard the first ship to head home after the fighting were greeted by these burly Black Sea beauties.
Warm welcome ... fans on the quayThe formidable fans were on the quay as the missle-carrying vessel Mirage moored in the port of Sevastopol, Ukraine. Homeward bound ... missile-firing MirageLarge numbers of Russian armoured vehicles also withdrew from Georgia. But top brass said some troops would remain inside zones of responsibility.