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RT published this video item, entitled “26 fishermen rescued from an ice floe on Sakhalin Island, Russia” – below is their description.
Sometimes, to spend a weekend fishing just isn’t a good idea, as this footage shows: 26 angling ‘enthusiasts’ were cut off from the coast, stranded on an ice floe. It took 12 rescuers and seven EMERCOM vehicles to bring them back to safety.
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Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.