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The Arktika Icebreaker that Reached the North Pole

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On August 17, 1977, at 4:00 am Moscow time the Arktika legendary icebreaker became the first surface ship ever to reach the North Pole. This happened 35 years ago.

On August 17, 1977, at 4:00 am Moscow time the Arktika legendary icebreaker became the first surface ship ever to reach the North Pole. This happened 35 years ago.