In Russia, work is underway on several series of diesel and nuclear icebreakers that have no analogues in the world. On November 3, during the solemn ceremony of raising the state flag of the Russian Federation on the new icebreaker “Viktor Chernomyrdin” in St. Petersburg, this was stated by the President of the country Vladimir Putin.
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“Work is already underway on several series of diesel and nuclear icebreakers, which have no analogues in the world. The future belongs to them, ”he said.
Putin stressed that Russia possesses a “unique ice fleet” and occupies a leading position in the development and study of the Arctic territories. This leadership must be constantly confirmed by working on the modernization of the fleet and introducing advanced technologies.
On Tuesday, November 3, Putin took part in the flag-raising ceremony on the icebreaker Viktor Chernomyrdin. The event took place on Tuesday, November 3, in St. Petersburg.
Viktor Chernomyrdin is one of the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world. Designed to ensure uninterrupted pilotage and towing of ships in the Gulf of Finland, can operate in the Arctic and Antarctic.