Russian Navy – Cruisers

Cruisers

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Slava-Class / Project 1164 Atlant Guided Missile Cruiser LOA 612′ TDISP 12,000 tons (3 active, 1 incomplete)

Moskva (formerly Slava) (1982)Moskva cruiser sevastopol 2018.jpgMoskva cruiser sevastopol 2016.jpgMarshal Ustinov (formerly Admiral Flota Lobov) (1986)marshal Ustinov Slava Class Severodvinsk 2016.jpg

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Marshal Ustinov during 2018 intercept by HMS St. Albans (Photo: LPHOT SEELEY/MOD)

Varyag (formerly Chervona Ukrayina) (1989)

USS McCampbell
Varyag during bilateral exercises with USS McCampbell 2011. US Navy: 474168 Petty Officer 3rd Class Corey Hensley

varyag slava class vilkovo 2019varyag slava class vlad 2014Ukrayina (formerly Komsomolets) (not completed) Mykolaiv, Ukraine, awaiting scrapping or sale

Kara Class / Project 1134B Berkut B Missile Cruiser LOA 569′, TDISP 8,900 tons (7 retired, 1 still in reserve)

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Petrpavlovsk shadowing recovery operations of flight Korean Air 007, 1983 NARA 330-CFD-DN-SN-89-04567 PH1 Felimon Barbante, USN [Detail]
Kerch (1974) laid up after 2014 fire, may be reactivated

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Kara Class cruiser Kerch 1986 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-ST-86-11183

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Ochakov (1973 – 2011) recently scrapped after being used as a blockship in intervention in UkraineAzov (1975 – 2000) dismantled South of Sevastopol, Black SeaKara class cruiser sevastopol 2002

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Kara Class cruiser Kerch n.d. NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SC-89-01795

Kynda Class / Project 58 LOA 468′ TDISP 5,500 tons (4, all scrapped)

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Kynda Class cruiser underway, 1985 NARA 330-CFD-DN-SN-86-00746

Admiral Golovko (1964 – 2002) scrapped Sevastopol 2004Admiral Golovko Kynda Sevastopol 2002

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Kynda Class Cruiser, 1985 NARA 330-CFD-DN-SN-86-04124 LT Dave Parsons, USN

Sverdlov Class / Project 68bis LOA 689′ TDISP 16,000 tons (14, 1 preserved)

ROYAL NAVY'S WATCH ON RUSSIANS. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM A ROYAL NAVY HELICOPTER OF UNITS OF THE RUSSIAN FLEET OPERATING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN.
Sverdlov Class cruiser photographed by Royal Navy aircraft © Crown copyright: IWM (A 35211)
Sverdlov class cruiser at Vladivostok from Hexagon NRO imagery site n.d.
Sverdlov class cruiser at Vladivostok, alongside what appears to be a Kynda class missile cruiser, undated declassified Hexagon KH-9 imagery (cropped view p.4] from the Center for the Study of National  Reconnaissance, National Reconnaissance Office, available from an official US 2012 report “Hexagon KH-9 Imagery” at the NRO website. From other ships present, this appears to be from the late 1970s or early 1980s.

Mikhail Kutuzov (1954 – 2000) – Museum ShipMikhail Kutuzov Sverdlov class museum ship Novorossiysk 2020Mikhail Kutuzov Sverdlov class museum ship Novorossiysk 2010Mikhail Kutuzov Sverdlov class museum ship Novorossiysk 2021

Murmansk (1955 – 1992) wrecked 1994 near Hasvik, Norway, on way to scrapping, Eventually dismantled in place using a cofferdam.

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Murmansk wreck, undated. Credit: Игорь Волков / CC BY

Superimposed [annotated] view of Mikhail Kutuzov to highlight details of Murmansk wreck.

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Sverdlov Class Zhdanov converted to Command Cruiser, 1983 view NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SN-87-06397

Pallada Class Protected Cruisers (3 built, 1 preserved) LOA 416′ TDISP 6,700 tons

Aurora (1903) Museum ship since 1957, ceremonially in commissionAurora protected cruiser museum st. petersburg 2019

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