Putin in Syria: Russian Navy Denies That Aircraft Carrier Is Being Sent To Syrian Coast

October 14, 2015
The Admiral Kuznetsov is shadowed by the British destroyer HMS York off the British coast en route to her 2011 deployment to the Mediterranean. Photo: Royal Navy

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Northern Fleet has denied reports in Russian media that the country’s only aircraft carrier, the ailing Admiral Kuznetsov, is being dispatched to the Syrian coast. Meanwhile, the Russian air force claims to have completed 41 sorties in Syria over the last day.

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.