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Rescue On the Way for Ship Trapped in Antarctic Ice

Australian maritime authorities say a Russian ship that has been locked in thick Antarctic ice since Tuesday is nearing rescue as the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon draws close. The Australian Maritime Authority, which is coordinating the rescue, says the Snow Dragon should reach the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalsky by Friday evening. Two other icebreakers are also headed towards the site. The Russian ship, which is carrying 75 people, including crew, scientists and tourists, became...

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