Murmansk is a city in the extreme northwest of and the world's largest city north of the Arctic Circle. It lies in the Kola Bay on the Kola Peninsula, by the Barents Sea.

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is a Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker. Launched in 1957, it was both the world's first nuclear-powered surface ship and the first nuclear-powered civilian vessel. Photo: Palefire, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War, commonly called Alyosha is a monument in Murmansk, Russia to Soviet soldiers, sailors, and airmen of World War II. is situated 2½ km north of Murmansk.

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Minkino is a rural locality in of , , located beyond the Arctic Circle at a height of 1 meter above sea level. is situated 5 km northwest of Murmansk.


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