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    Dry Dock Sinks at Russian Plant, Aircraft Carrier Avoids Any Damage (VIDEO)

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Navy's aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov suffered no damage after an incident at the 82nd shipbuilding plant in Murmansk, the plant's spokesperson told Sputnik on Tuesday.

    A floating dry dock PD-50 sank at the shipbuilding plant which performed repairs on Admiral Kuznetsov, according to the spokesperson. No casualties have been reported following the incident.

    "The vessel suffered no damage after the incident at the 82nd [shipbuilding] plant," the spokesperson said.

    READ MORE: Is the Admiral Kuznetsov Really the 'Worst Aircraft Carrier in the World?'

    Admiral Kuznetsov has been towed to a repair yard outside the 35th shipbuilding plant in Murmansk where its repairs will continue.


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