Meet Admiral Kuznetsov: Russia’s Last Aircraft Carrier Needed a Tugboat to Sail

While Putin Calls for More Aircraft Carriers, the Admiral Kuznetsov Suffers in Drydock – Despite the stated plans of the Kremlin to build more aircraft carriers, Russia has struggled to maintain and repair its one remaining aircraft carrier – the Admiral Kuznetsov. Itself a relic of the twilight years of the Cold War, the Admiral Kuznetsov has proven to be unreliable even in the best of times, which does not bode well for Russia’s wishes to build up a powerful,

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