RAW: ‘World’s deepest’ under-ice dive completed in White Sea

Russian divers performed the world’s deepest dive under ice in the White Sea, Karelia region on Saturday, according to Bojana Ostoyich of the World Underwater Federation.

The footage emerged on Sunday, showing the process of the dive.

Divers Maxim Astakhov and Alexander Gubin reached a depth of 102m (334.6ft) using new Russian diving which they were testing during the experiment.They spent 80 minutes in the sea, with the water at a temperature of less than minus 1.5 degrees Celsius (29.3 degrees Fahrenheit).

(Video courtesy of Ruptly)

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