Russia touts nuclear-powered icebreaker as proof "the Arctic is ours"

CBS News Tuesday, 22 September 2020
The 570-foot-long "Arktika" is designed to smash Putin's Russia a path of "sovereignty" through ice 9 feet deep in the sensitive northern region.
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News video: Russia's nuclear icebreaker on its Arctic voyage

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A nuclear-powered ice breaker Russia says is the world's largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the Arctic as part of Moscow's efforts to tap the region's commercial potential.

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