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Russia to launch Arctic Sea shelf mission
CBC News ^
| Friday, October 30, 2009 | 11:33 AM ET
Posted on 10/31/2009 11:07:19 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Russia is planning extensive research to help uphold its claim to the energy-rich Arctic Sea shelf, which the country believes is an extension of the Eurasian continent, an official says.
At a conference in Moscow Friday, Andrei Smirnov of the state-run company Atomflot said Russia is planning icebreaker missions in the Arctic over the next three years to conduct a detailed geological analysis of the seabed.
The mission will kick off with an atomic-powered icebreaker and a research ship travelling to the Arctic next summer, Smirnov said.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: artic; russia
posted on 10/31/2009 11:12:24 AM PDT
Obama should send a sternly worded letter to the UN.
posted on 10/31/2009 11:12:38 AM PDT
Once again OBAMA .mmm...mmm...mmm...votes present.
posted on 10/31/2009 11:14:28 AM PDT
by Don Corleone
("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Clive; exg; kanawa; backhoe; -YYZ-; Squawk 8888; headsonpikes; AntiKev; ...
posted on 10/31/2009 11:16:36 AM PDT
(Why did they bury Barry's past?)
We don’t need no stinkin’ oil. We have... hope.
posted on 10/31/2009 11:29:37 AM PDT
(Achtung. preparen zie fur die obamahopenchangen.)
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