‘Treasure ship’ claim raises eyebrows in South Korea

This handout photo shows an underwater wreckage, claimed by South Korea's Shinil Group to be the Russian battleship Dmitri Donskoii which sank in 1905 off Ulleung Island, South Korea. This photo was distributed on July 17, 2018. Yonhap/via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean company’s claims that it has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship containing $130 billion in gold “treasure” off South Korea has been met with scepticism from researchers and regulators in Seoul. Shinil Group, which was established last month, said on Tuesday it had discovered the wreck of the […]

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