Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight

TODAY is the big day for the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear power station, with Russia preparing the vessel for its first journey tonight.

Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight Russia's 'Chernobyl on Ice' to set sail tonight

 

On Friday, Moscow-time, three tugs will tow the barge out of Murmansk and the station will begin its 5,000km voyage to the port of Prevek on the other side of Russia's Arctic coast.