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2005-08-05 09:41:50

(Corrects spokesman's first name in 4th paragraph to Igor) By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military raced against time on Friday to rescue seven sailors trapped on a stranded mini-submarine 190 meters (623 feet) down in Russia's Pacific waters with enough air to last less than 24 hours.

2005-08-05 08:50:29

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military raced against time on Friday to rescue seven sailors trapped on a stranded mini-submarine 190 meters (623 feet) down in Russia's Pacific waters with enough air to last less than 24 hours.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.