On 19 October 2019 H.E. Mr. Evgeny Tomikhin, Russian Ambassador to Thailand, visited Russian missile cruiser “Varyag”. “Varyag” led a group of Russia’s Pacific fleet ships, consisting of destroyer “Admiral Panteleev” and supply vessel “Pechenga”, during its visit to Thailand on 17-20 October 2019.
The Ambassador joined the reception organized n the occasion of making a call at Sattahip Naval Base. On board of “Varyag” he was welcomed by captain 1 rank Aleksandr Shwarz, Commander of the expedition, and the guard of honor.
The day before general public was able to board the ships and take a tour around.
It is notable that destroyer “Admiral Panteleev” is visiting Thailand for the 3rd time in the last 5 years (previous call at port was in 2017).