Ice traps in Russia

Russian-flagged Igor Farkhutdinov cruise ship, carrying 127 passengers and 42 shipping containers, got stuck in thick ice off the coast of Japan earlier this week. The vessel headed from Shikotan island, administered by the Russian Federation as part of Yuzhno-Kurilsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, to the Sakhalin port of Korsakov on February 5. However, when […]

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