Arktika (Arctic): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Ural: Nuclear-powered Arctic icebreaker launched by Russia
Published: May 28, 2019
Russia recently launched nuclear-powered Arctic icebreaker named ‘Ural’ at Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg. The move is to tap commercial potential of Arctic Ocean. Key Highlights Background: Russian President Vladimir Putin announced in April 2019 that Russia will step up construction of icebreakers with aim of significantly boosting freight traffic along its Arctic coast. About: ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: Arctic Oil Potential • Arktika (Arctic) • Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg • Bering Strait • Northern Sea Route (NSR) • Nuclear-powered Arctic icebreaker • Rosatom • Russian President Vladimir Putin • Sibir (Siberia) • Ural