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China, Russia to hold Arctic expedition
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China, Russia to hold Arctic expedition

China plans to launch a joint Russian-Chinese research expedition to the Artic, the press service of the Chinese State Oceanic Administration (SOA) reported, according to TASS.

"The SOA will organize the 7th Arctic research expedition in 2016 and make efforts to hold the first joint Russian-Chinese expedition in the Arctic Ocean," the agency reported.

In addition, the SOA will continue its research in the Antarctic using a special air team.