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Russia launched Largest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker 'Ural'

Russia launched the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker 'Ural' at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.
Russia launched Largest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker 'Ural'

Details:

  • Russia is preparing for shipping via the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
  • The Ural will be given to Russia's state-owned nuclear energy corporation Rosatom in 2022 after the other 2 ice-breakers Arktika (Arctic) and Sibir (Siberia) enter into service.
  • The Arktika was floated in 2016.

Question:

Q. What is the name of the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker launched by Russia?
a. Yuri
b. Ural
c. Ivan
d. Arktika
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