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MOSCOW, July 29. /TASS/. The Russian Geographic Society is going to address its Swedish counterparts with an idea of arranging for a joint expedition to study the wreck of what is thought to be a Russian submarine lost early last century. Swedish divers spotted the submarine-looking object on the seabed last week, the society’s president and Russia's Defense Minister, Sergey Shoigu, said on Wednesday.
"Yesterday we had an idea of addressing the Swedish Geographic Society and, possibly, of proposing a joint expedition in cooperation with our Center for Underwater Research to examine the submarine," Shoigu said at the first meeting of the Russian Geographic Society’s media council.
Shoigu said the RGS "might arrange for and hold such an expedition, provided our Swedish counterparts are interested."
He remarked the project might be of great interest from the standpoint of the history of Russia’s submarine fleet.
On Monday divers from the Swedish company Ocean X Team published a video of what they believe is Russia’s World War I submarine, discovered last week. Swedish specialists hope they have found The Som submarine that sank in May 2016 following collision with a Swedish ship.
Russia has no surviving World War I-era submarines, experts say.