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Yet another icebreaker sent to rescue ice-nipped ships

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17:25 06.01.2011
text: Kazinform
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Yet another icebreaker, the Krasin, has been sent out in assistance to the icebreaker Admiral Makarov to rescue ships nipped in ice in the Sea of Okhotsk; Kazinform cites Itar-Tass.

A Russian Transport Ministry press service official has told Itar-Tass, "In view of the heavy ice situation and for the purposes of ensuring the safety and a guaranteed release of the fishing boats from the ice-nip, the icebreaker Krasin set out from De -Kastri port in the Tatar Strait late on Wednesday night in assistance to the icebreaker Admiral Makarov".