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Russian Kursk may never be salvaged

“The Guardian Unlimited has reported that the operation to raise the ravaged hull of the Kursk nuclear submarine from the bottom of the Barents Sea has been postponed, prompting fears that the salvage plan may be abandoned altogether.

The deputy prime minister of Russia, Ilya Klebanov, announced on Sunday that the project had been put back from a provisional start date in July until a later point, some time towards the end of summer or autumn.

Full story in the Guardian Unlimited:

Stephan Whelan
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Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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