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Russia: Aurora battle cruiser leaves St. Petersburg after 60 years

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Russia: Aurora battle cruiser leaves St. Petersburg after 60 years

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Iconic Russian battle cruiser, the Aurora, has been towed from its location in St. Petersburg to Kronstadt for repairs.

The ship played a crucial role in the October revolution of 1917.

The Aurora’s been anchored in St. Petersburg, previously called Leningrad, since 1947 and was converted into a museum in 1957.