Admiral Kuznetsov

Russia to Deploy Aircraft Carrier to Syrian Coast

Russia has announced it is sending its only aircraft carrier to waters off Syria’s coast, as diplomats met at the United Nations in an effort to revive Syria’s failing ceasefire.

ussian aircraft-carrier Admiral Kuzhetsov is seen during a military exercises of the North Fleet, 17 August 2005. Two submarines, the Northern Fleet's flagship Pyotr Veliky cruiser and Russia's only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, as well as long-range aircraft, were taking part in the Barents Sea manoeuvres, the first of four …