Further to our report earlier today
, the Voice of Russia
tells us that the Krasin
and Admiral Makarov
have failed to tow the ice-trapped Sodruzhestvo
out of thick ice at first go today. According to Fishery Minister Andrei Krainy, the tow ropes broke, so the rescue effort will have to be repeated.
Why are we not surprised?
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