“After the death of the Moscow, one of the three frigates of the far sea zone of project 11356 can become the new flagship of the Black Sea Fleet. So far, the choice has been made in favor of the Admiral Makarov,” the agency’s interlocutor said.

On April 14, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that as a result of a fire on the Moskva missile cruiser, an explosion of ammunition occurred.

Later, the cruiser Moskva sank while being towed in a storm.

According to the ministry, in the course of the struggle for the ship's damage, one serviceman was killed, and another 27 crew members were declared missing.

The remaining 396 crew members were evacuated to Sevastopol.