NATO members in the Baltics have grown concerned over Russia's drills and jet flights in the northeastern European region.
Russian Baltic crews are already trained in using the new multirole fighter-bombers.
Moscow has deployed at least two cruise-missile armed frigates and intel ships.
The Admiral Essen joins its sister vessel, which arrived after the U.S. strike on Syria.
The navy has scheduled a series of tests for the cruise missile armed Krasnodar submarine.
Despite holding opposing views on NATO and the Syrian war, Russia and Turkey held joint naval exercises in the Black Sea, where military drills have already heightened tensions.
Russia's Yasen-class Kazan nuclear submarine was designed to hold long-range Kalibr cruise missiles, supersonic Oniks cruise missiles and more deadly weapons.
The Philippines' president has repeatedly shown hostility towards the U.S.
The Kremlin's brief assessment described the work as tense and heroic.
The deployment would strongly boost Russia's capabilities near Aleppo.
Moscow's new base plans for deployment of land, air and sea defenses as tensions over Aleppo airstrikes grow.
The Vladimir Monomakh will be permanently deployed in Russia's far east.
Alexander Nosatov was deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet during the Crimea annexation.
The exercise will focus on control of the waters despite a U.N. ruling against China.
Russia has been critical of U.S. military in the Black Sea after NATO strengthened its presence in the Baltic region.
NATO and Russia are both pondering reinforcement in the Black Sea.
The new frigate was sent for practice during NATO's annual Black Sea drill.
The U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific exercise has attracted a Russian spectator.
The Russian Ministry of Defense said it was "amazed" by London's response.
Moscow's envoy to NATO accused the allies of returning to Cold War footing.
Putin praised servicemen, saying they "can be relied upon to protect Russia"
The Russian navy will send an expedition to the Antarctic for the first time since 1982.
Vessels led by anti-submarine ship on way to northern Atlantic for defense drills, says Russian navy.