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Do you think Hvaldimir is really a Russian spy?
« on: June 17, 2019, 09:45:27 AM »
As you know, Hvaldimir is the beluga whale (its name is a combination of the Russian president’s name, “Vladimir Putin”, and the Norwegian word for whale “hval”), which was encountered by the Norwegian fishermen in the waters of a small fishing village Inga, situated in the Kola Peninsula, well known for its military bases. After removing a harness, which was attached to the body of the mammal, the Norwegian fishermen noticed a label that states, “Equipment of St Petersburg” with a mount for a camera or a weapon.

The Norwegian marine authorities examined the harness and speculated that the beluga whale was a «runaway spy», especially given the unusual friendly behavior and the location where it was first encountered.

According to Audun Rikardsen, the Norwegian arctic and marine biology scientist at the University of Tromsø, the Russian navy is known to possess and train whales for undercover work.

And what do you think?

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Re: Do you think Hvaldimir is really a Russian spy?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2019, 10:33:36 AM »
 .. probably the one that towed the big ice floe away from the mouth of Nares .. b.c.
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Re: Do you think Hvaldimir is really a Russian spy?
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2019, 10:59:16 AM »
Whatever it is, if the word 'Russian' is in it, it's true. So, yes.
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Re: Do you think Hvaldimir is really a Russian spy?
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2019, 12:02:21 PM »
Did the label say "If found, please return to......."
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