Russia launches new icebreaker to expand Arctic shipment

       

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends via video link a ceremony to launch the Yakutia nuclear-powered icebreaker and to raise the national flag on the Ural nuclear-powered icebreaker on Nov 22, 2022. (KREMLIN PHOTO VIA XINHUA) MOSCOW – Russia launched its latest nuclear-powered icebreaker Yakutia on Tuesday in a persistent bid to better use the Arctic shipping route leading to the Far East. Russian President Vladimir …