Russia in the Arctic
The Sibir weighs 33,500 tons, is more than 576 feet long and is fueled by two nuclear reactors, giving it the power to plow through icy Arctic terrain.
Moscow has a message for the world: hands off the North Pole.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would meet with President Donald Trump if Finland invited both world leaders to an Arctic Council summit in May.
The Russian leader visited Franz Josef Land, before arriving at an Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk.
The delegation is trapped inside an Arctic island base, surrounded by bears.
Unusually high temperatures in far north Russia caused an outbreak of anthrax, leaving 72 nomadic herders and 41 children hospitalized.
Neighbouring countries in the Arctic say Russia’s moves are a cause for concern.