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More on the incident of the Russian AS-12 Losharik research/reconnaissance submarine fire. Some hands lost but ship saved.
"Russia reveals its fire-hit mystery submarine was nuclear powered"
Thanks to CNBC and the article by Holly Ellyatt
* "A top secret Russian military submarine hit by a fire earlier this week was nuclear powered, Russia has admitted, with the country’s defense minister saying the nuclear reactor has been contained."
* "Russia has been accused of something of a cover-up after it failed to reveal details of a fire on a military submarine that led to the deaths of 14 sailors."
* "President Putin asked his defense minister about the condition of the vessel on Thursday."
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The cause of the fire the batteries? Batteries on submarines traditionally a problem. Out-gassing of hydrogen creating a combustible situation that the slightest spark can set off. These nuclear submarines ALL have batteries in case back-up and emergency power needed?