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How the Bolsheviks used aircraft carriers on rivers

Russia Beyond 04 Mar 2021
In the early 20th century, the Russian Empire was one of the global leaders in the use of this type of ship ... The Bolsheviks, who came to power in Russia, kept up the traditions of building aircraft-carrying ships that they had inherited from their predecessors. Except that they intended to use these ships not at sea, but on rivers and lakes.Kommuna.
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‘No violations allowed’: WATCH Russian Su-27 intercept trio of French planes over Black Sea

Russia Today 17 Feb 2021
Wednesday’s interception comes amid increased activity of NATO aircraft and ships in the Black Sea, at the invitation of Ukraine. Last week, Kiev proposed to the US-led alliance to increase air operations in the “airspace over the sovereign territory of Ukraine and ...
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The Soviet Union is long gone, but its aircraft carriers live on

Business Insider 21 Dec 2020
The Moskvas were followed eight years later by the first real carriers - the Kiev-class ... Four Kiev-class carriers were built, the last commissioned in 1987 ... The last Kiev-class ship, Baku (later renamed Admiral Gorshkov), carried 12 P-500s, almost 200 anti-air missiles, two RBU-6000 launchers, and two 100 mm guns.
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TOP 3 Russian arms deals of the 21st century

Russia Beyond 20 Nov 2020
The INS ‘Vikramaditya’ (or previously ‘Admiral Gorshkov’ aircraft carrier) is a Soviet-era modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier. The ship was decommissioned back in 1987 and, in 2004, was sold to India to become its flagship of the Indian navy ... The ship has an enormous displacement of 45,5 tons.
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Why American submarines feared this kind of Russian destroyer

Business Insider 06 Oct 2020
Russian ships are often the butt of a joke ... Mysterious submarines lurked beneath the water and, to many Americans, these ships were quite scary ... The need for this ship was evident — the Soviets had to protect Kiev-class carriers and Kirov-class battlecruisers from subs, which have sunk capital ships in the past.
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Turkey’s Poisonous Hand of Friendship with Ukraine

GlobalResearch 22 Jul 2020
On July 10, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar went on an official visit to Kiev, the capital of Ukraine ... The tactical Turkish support pushes Kiev to continue its provocations against Russia ... Shortly after Akar’s visit to Kiev, two ships left the Ukrainian ports of Nikolaev and Berdyansk in the direction of Libya.
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Trump supports Ukraine against Russian aggression, insists Pompeo

The Independent 01 Feb 2020
Seized Ukrainian ships, small armoured artillery ships and a tug boat, are seen anchored in a port of Kerch ... Protestors set up paper ships on the tires during their rally near of Russian embassy building in Kiev ... Protestors set up paper ships on the tires during their rally near of Russian embassy building in Kiev.
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‘Nobody ever gets points for saying anything good about Russia’: Stephen Cohen says, as Rep. ...

Russia Today 28 Jan 2020
Cohen, however, said that shipping weapons to Kiev would effectively amount to the US turning its back on Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky's efforts to resolve the conflict with Russia through peaceful means.
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Why Russia Doesn't Like (Or Have) Many Aircraft Carriers

Yahoo Daily News 18 Jan 2020
The Moskvas were succeeded by the Kiev class, much closer to true aircraft carriers ... All of these ships left service at the end of the Cold War; the Moskvas and one of the Kievs were scrapped, two Kievs ended up as museums in China, and one was eventually reconstructed and sold to India as INS Vikramaditya.
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It's Difficult To Do Worse Than These 5 Aircraft Carriers

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jan 2020
Even now, 100 years after the first purpose-built carrier HMS Hermes was laid down, major naval powers are still building these ships ... Most of these ships are from the early years of naval aviation, before roles and missions were clearly assigned and the technology to build them was in its adolescent years.
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Russian clinic with ties to Putin treated private soldiers injured in secret wars

The Independent 07 Jan 2020
Seized Ukrainian ships, small armoured artillery ships and a tug boat, are seen anchored in a port of Kerch ... Protestors set up paper ships on the tires during their rally near of Russian embassy building in Kiev ... Protestors set up paper ships on the tires during their rally near of Russian embassy building in Kiev.
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Russia's Putin says Moscow plans to keep gas transit via Ukraine

Canada Dot Com 19 Dec 2019
Ukraine is a key transit route for Russian piped gas exports to Europe but a current deal between the two post-Soviet countries expires at the end of the year ... Moscow has previously said the transit tariffs proposed by Ukraine to ship Russian gas through its territory next year were too high, a claim dismissed by Kiev.
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Ukraine's Naftogaz sees little chance of agreement with Gazprom by Jan 1

Canada Dot Com 18 Dec 2019
KIEVThere is very little chance of Ukraine ... Moscow has previously said the transit tariffs proposed by Ukraine to ship Russian gas through its territory next year were too high, a claim dismissed by Kiev.

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