Oh come on, Putin's a pussycat, and the poor old Admiral Kuznetsov needs some serious TLC, could probably swap another squadron of Su-35 or maybe even a squadron of????? LOLThe second the Tugs start towing Kuznetsov to China for refit. The Russian navy brass suddenly wonders if they were all named Stark because Lord Vladimir would go Game of Thrones on them. Allowing such a humiliation turning the "Pride of the Russian Navy" in to such a debacle. Putin would order them castrated.
Besides once it was done its back to square one. How to service it again?
I work on my cars too, but when they are seriously broke, I take em to a real mechanic!