Russian Federation Navy (RFN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Sergy Avakyants, RADM Alexsandr Poroshin (second and third from left), and other Russian officers, convene in the wardroom of the Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS HUE CITY (CG 66) for a pre-sail brief on the North Sea, in preparation for NORTHERN EAGLE 2004. A bilateral exercise aimed to enhance security cooperation and promote interoperability and understanding between the two navies