Russia makes world’s biggest nuclear icebreaker

Russia has unveiled the world’s biggest nuclear-powered icebreaker ‘Arktika’. The twin-reactor icebreaker vessel is 586 feet long and can smash through 10 feet thick and 13 feet deep ice. The giant vessel is a part of Russia’s $1.9 billion ‘Project 22220’. When completed, ‘Arktika’ will conduct year-round navigation in the Arctic and process nearly 150 tonnes of water.