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Friday, February 27th 2009, 8:31am

Murmansk Mumbler, 2 April 1937

Institute for Arctic Research, Russian Akademy of Sciences, announce that planning for an expedition to North Pole this coming July has developed sufficiently to be announced. Participating will be icebreakers Admiral Rodzhestvenskii, Admiral Nebogatov, Arctica, and Kara Sea. Objective is to conduct first navigation from Murmansk, through geographic North Pole, to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, conducting scientific research while so doing.

Pursuant to this, Russian Federation Arctic Navigation Services announce suspension of commercial navigation on Northern Sea Route this coming season, and advise commercial shipping to plan alternate routes.

Icebreaker Laptev Sea will remain to conduct arctic rescue and other services.

This post has been edited 3 times, last edit by "AdmKuznetsov" (Feb 27th 2009, 8:34am)