Russian Aircraft Carrier “Kuznetsov,” January 1996. WIKIMEDIA/Commons
Daily Mail: Russia to send its largest warship to Syria as Putin prepares final push to destroy ISIS
* Admiral Kuzetnov battleship is equipped with fighter helicopters and jets
* Aircraft carrier will be based close to Syria so troops can attack and return
* Move comes in the wake of attacks on the weekend in Baghdad and Dhaka
* The 305m ship will lead Russia's Navy presence in the Mediterranean Sea
VLADIMIR Putin is preparing to send Russia's biggest battleship to Syria to crush ISIS at source.
The Admiral Kuzetnov is poised for dispatch in the autumn equipped with jet fighters and armoured helicopters ready to fight the terrorist group.
The move comes after the attacks on Bangladesh, where 20 hostages were hacked to death in a Dhaka restaurant, and Baghdad where 125 people were killed in a car bomb in the Iraqi capital.
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WNU Editor: After this mission the Admiral Kuzetnov is to be modernised .... Russia To Modernize Its Lone Aircraft Carrier Next Year, New Carrier Program Could Start in 2025 (USNI News).
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