Russian nuclear icebreaker "Arktika"

New Nuclear Icebreaker Extends Russian Arctic Dominance

Guest essay by Eric Worrall While the US languishes in the shallows with two fossil fuel powered Icebreakers, Russia has just launched its 39th active icebreaker, its sixth nuclear powered icebreaker. Russia’s Latest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Extends Arctic Dominance MOSCOW — The Cold War may be long over, but there’s still the Arctic chill. Russia floated…