Russia Boards Missing Ship
Russia has found and boarded the Arctic Sea – the cargo ship which has been missing in mysterious circumstances since last month.
According to the BBC, Russia says it has found a missing vessel near the Cape Verde islands and retrieved its Russian crew.
Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said that the 15-member crew had been taken on board a Russian navy vessel. They were in good condition, he said.
The Arctic Sea was found early on Monday 300 miles off Cape Verde in the Atlantic Ocean, Tass news agency quoted Mr Serdyukov as telling Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Immediate details about this intriquing story have not been made available.
“The crew have been transferred to another ship. They are being interrogated now in order to find out what happened,” Serdyukov said.