15 May 2010, 16:45

Russian ice-breaker to evacuate Arctic explorers

Russian ice-breaker to evacuate Arctic explorers

Russia's nuclear Rossiya ice-breaker has set off from Murmansk to evacuate Arctic explorers from the drifting North Pole 37 research station. According to the head of the expedition Vladimir Sokolov, ice floe where the station is located had broken into many pieces and is continuing to destroy.

Russia's nuclear Rossiya ice-breaker has set off from Murmansk to evacuate Arctic explorers from the drifting North Pole 37 research station. According to the head of the expedition Vladimir Sokolov, ice floe where the station is located had broken into many pieces and is continuing to destroy. Scientists have been working there since last September and will continue their research until the ice breaker reaches them in 8-9 days.
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