Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters

During a routine mission in the Laptev Sea, two Russian helicopter pilots stumbled across a previously unknown island between the Port of Tiksi and the New Siberian Islands.

Yaya Island – Photo Courtesy of www.russia-ic.com

During a routine mission to transport military equipment unspecified equipment to the New Siberian Islands, two Russian …Read More: Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters

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The Evolution of New Holland Island

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is only the latest visionary to have had a grand plan for Saint Petersburg’s New Holland Island. Will his be the one to ultimately succeed?

As far as beginnings go, that of New Holland Island was decidedly unglamorous. Centuries ago, it was merely another piece of the forested mainland lining …Read More: The Evolution of New Holland Island