The annual exercises traditionally involve Russia, France, Britain and the U.S.
"The vessels will arrive in Brest on June 19, with the program starting on June 21. The active stage of the exercises will take place on June 23-26... The ships will leave the port on June 27," Alexei Lobanov said.
The French Tourville frigate and Russia's Admiral Chabanenko missile destroyer are due to take part.
Last year, the U.S. and Britain officially pulled out of the annual Russia-NATO exercise held in the Sea of Japan on August 15-23 over Russia's brief conflict with Georgia.
Previously called RUKUS, the exercises were launched in 1988 as a vehicle for dialogue between the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The exercise name was changed to FRUKUS in 2003, when France formally joined the group.
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The growing outright rivalry between the United States and China gives Russia more foreign policy weight, enabling it to assume the role of a balancer. So far it has been doing so rather skillfully. Today it may participate in a joint naval exercise with China that Beijing positions as outwardly anti-American. But tomorrow it can team up with the naval forces of the Old World.