The last ruler of the seas. Laid March 27, 1974 at the Baltic Shipyard in Leningrad. Launched on 27 December 1977, entered service Dec. 30, 1980. After GEMs tragedy in 1990 was held in reserve in Severomorsk. Since 1999, the ship is moored in Severodvinsk shipyard defense "Star" in anticipation of disposal.
Once cruiser looked alike.
And now it looks like this …
Curious detail. After April 22, 1992 cruiser carried the title "Admiral Ushakov". But, as we litsezreem, at the moment it as before "Kirov. "