Red tubine

Workers operate a crane to lift a turbine rotary wheel, weighing 144.5 tons, to place it onto a barge for its further transportation to the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station at a river port on the Yenisei River, near Peschanka village on the suburbs of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, August 3, 2011.

Three new rotary wheels produced for the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station, which was seriously damaged in August 2009, have been transported from St. Petersburg through the Arctic Ocean upwards the Yenisei river to reach the final destination after covering the route of about 5,900 km (3,666 miles), according to local media.

Photo by REUTERS / Ilya Naymushin 

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