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Australian Icebreaker Heads for Home with Rescued Passengers

An Australian icebreaker carrying the 52 passengers rescued from an icebound Russian research vessel is heading to port, after being told that its assistance was not needed by another stranded ship, the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon.The Aurora Australis turned for home on Saturday, after the crew of the Snow Dragon said they were not in danger and had several week's worth of supplies.A helicopter from the Chinese ship on Thursday airlifted to the Aurora Australis all the passengers from...

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