Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker sets sail for Arctic at half steam

Russia’s new flagship icebreaker, billed as the world’s largest and most powerful, left St Petersburg’s Baltic Shipyard this week, bound for Murmansk, dogged by lawsuits stemming from its late delivery and sailing on only two of its three propellers. Still, the massive ship represents a milestone in President Vladimir Putin’s ambitions for dominance within the […]