Russian destroyers to visit Manila, open for Filipinos on Sunday

Russian Navy ships Udaloy-class anti-submarine destroyers Admiral Tributs and Admiral Vinogradov, and large sea tanker Pechenga are scheduled to visit the Philippines from June 9 to 14.

The Russian Embassy in the Philippines said Admiral Tributs and Admiral Vinogradov will be open for public on June 10, Sunday from 1 to 5 pm at Pier 15, Manila South Harbor.

Admission is free, however, children ages 9 and below are not allowed to enter.

Naval Public Affairs Office director Captain Lued Lincuna said the ships, under Russian Pacific Fleet, will arrive in Manila morning of Saturday.

According to Captain Lincuna, a welcome ceremony and port briefing will be conducted upon arrival of the Russian vessels after a customary meeting procedure with the designated Philippine Navy vessel at the vicinity of Corregidor Island.