Icebreaker Rossiya leaves for Murmansk after launching SP-38 polar station

After unloading the equipment for the SP-38 drifting polar station, the nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya begins her trip through the ice on a course for Murmansk.

// Oct. 20, 2010 - 15:08 GMT


Arctic expedition diary: day eight

October 8. We are in the Eastern Siberian Sea, passed the Novosibirsk Islands archipelago.

// Oct. 09, 2010 - 14:51 GMT


Arctic expedition diary: blog three

October 3. As of 11:30 a.m. we were in the Barents Sea 520 miles west of Novaya Zemlya.

// Oct. 04, 2010 - 13:25 GMT


Russian icebreaker departs for Arctic

Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaking ship Rossiya set out on an Arctic expedition from the northern port of Murmansk on Saturday.

// Oct. 02, 2010 - 14:49 GMT


Arctic expedition diary: blog one

RIA Novosti correspondent Alexander Stelliferovsky gets on board the ice-breaking ship Rossiya in the northern Russian port of Murmansk to take part in an Arctic expedition.

// Oct. 02, 2010 - 11:13 GMT