Russian ground, air and sea forces have held a series of drills in the Primorye region bordering North Korea in recent weeks.
The vessels will spend four months at sea, calling at nine foreign ports.
A new directive from Naval Surface Forces sparks concern that some sailors aren't getting anywhere near enough sleep.
The Soversheniy—meaning Impeccable—is scheduled to join Russia's Pacific fleet next year.
The Vladimir Monomakh will be permanently deployed in Russia’s far east.
Staff found octopus marks leading to the drainpipe and out into the ocean.