SOCHI, Russia – Born near the northern city of Arkhangelsk, close to the Arctic Circle, Mikhail Lomonosov was an 18th-century Russian renaissance man. An intellectual giant, who was equally a philosopher and writer that made important research and theoretical contributions that he is universally regarded as the “Father of Russian Science”.

When Russia decided to build a nuclear floating power unit (FPU) - the first ship of its kind – to provide electricity to the country’s isolated Arctic reg...

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