MOSCOW, January 6 – RIA Novosti. The first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on the Far East and the Arctic, Sergei Karginov (LDPR), proposed to buy from China the Soviet aircraft carrier previously sold by Ukraine and rename it in honor of Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the appeal to the director of the Department of Asia-Pacific Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Alexei Ovchinnikov is available RIA News .
“The ship was destined to become one of the main ones in the USSR. After the disintegration of the country, Ukraine preferred to sell it for a few bottles of vodka, at the price of scrap metal. In the current situation, I believe that you suggest to buy a ship from China, please provide the name of the founder LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky and make the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet,” Karginov commented on his initiative.