I concur with Feanor, his translation is correct. The news are from the point of view of the design bureau and are about frustrating delays in decision making. Still, I read something about declining interest in large warships including battle-cruisers and carriers, given that all major players are developing hyper-sonic missiles. Additionally, I recall that post events of 2014, when Russia lost the ability to procure gas turbine engines and gearboxes for their frigates and destroyers, they seriously contemplated building nuclear propulsion warships instead, since that technology is domestic. But as they developed their own domestic ability to manufacture, service, and repair conventional engines for frigates and destroyers over the years, the prospective size of their perspective nuclear cruisers began to grow until reaching Kirov-size, of which, that is Kirovs, they will in foreseeable future have 2 and perhaps even 3. Well, that is just my own thought, please feel free to correct as I am not expert in this subject.
Ushakov and Lazarev are both slated to be scrapped in 2021 if this article is correct :
The Russian Navy with state-owned nuclear power company Rosatom decided canceling planned service-life extensions and modernization on its two legendary nuclear-powered Kirov-class battlecruisers or h