Russia's Icebreakers Could Give it an Edge in the Arctic
The National Interest -

Caleb Larson

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The Arktika-class comes equipped with a bubbler system that shoots jets of hot steam below the surface of the water.

Here's What You Need to Remember: Whichever country has an interest in the Arctic area will still need to break through some ice, though there will be less ice in the future. Whoever gets there first wins—and Moscow just might beat everyone to it.

Despite ongoing global warming, the Arctic is one of the world’s coldest locations—and Russia may be one...

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