Trapped ships break through Antarctica (29)

IRIB English 2014.01.08 12:02
Officials confirm a Russian research ship and a Chinese icebreaker trapped in Antarctic ice have managed to break free from their ice-bound condition. According to IRIB, the Russian MV Akademik Shokalskiy, which saw its passengers evacuated by Chinese helicopter on January 2, reported Tuesday that it was able to sail into clear waters some 40 kilometers north of where it laid icebound since Christmas Eve.
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