Russia Races To Build Giant Ice-Breakers For Arctic Dominance

Reading Time: 7 minutes Russian President Vladimir Putin has made the Arctic region an investment priority. (File) Saint Petersburg, Russia: At Saint Petersburg’s historic Baltic Shipyard, cranes hover over the shining Neva River as hundreds of workers build four nuclear-powered ice-breakers. Fronted by a Russian flag and named after the country’s northern regions, the giant vessels are meant to … Read more