August 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, made a business call at the port of Algeria, the capital of the Algerian People’s Democratic Republic.
The visit of the North Seaers will last several days, during which Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to the Republic Igor Belyaev will be on board the ship, cruises will also be conducted for families of embassy employees and representatives of the Algerian Navy.
The senior on the campaign — chief of staff of the Northern Fleet missile ships division captain 1st rank Andrei Saloshin and cruiser commander captain 1st rank Vladimir Kuzmin will pay courtesy visits to the Algerian Navy command. Crew members will take part in competitions with Algerian navy sailors in tug of war, football and other sports games. For Russian sailors, several bus excursions to the sights of Algeria are planned.
During a business approach, the crew of the cruiser “Marshal Ustinov” will replenish food supplies, primarily fresh vegetables and fruits. It is planned to load more than 10 tons.
The missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov entered the Mediterranean on August 22. Severomorsk will carry out a number of military diplomatic missions, make business calls at the ports of several Mediterranean countries, and conduct a complex of defensive exercises.
The ship left Severomorsk on July 3 to participate in the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg. After the parade, his crew took part in the training of the Navy “Ocean Shield-2019”. Since leaving the base, the ship has traveled about nine thousand nautical miles.