Arctic Prospects: On board Russian research vessel heading to Polar Circle (RT Documentary)

Welcome aboard the legendary “Academician Keldysh”, a research vessel that has played a big part in many scientific projects. Built in 1980, she has 17 laboratories and now, she also carries two self-propelled submersibles for submarine exploration.

On this voyage, the scientists are conducting several important experiments concerning changes in the world’s oceans. The vessel navigates into the Arctic Circle, close to the Arctic shelf, a disputed territory with several nations staking their claims on it.


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