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Liaoning aircraft carrier

INTERACTIVE: Slow boat to China — the long, troubled journey of the Varyag from the Black Sea to Dalian

In this interactive, Joe Lo illustrates the path that the former Soviet aircraft carrier, the Varyag, took to get from Ukraine's Black Sea Shipyard to Dalian in China's Liaoning province. It is an odyssey that took more than 2 years to complete and would eventually see the unfinished giant hull reborn as China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning.

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 20 January, 2015, 7:08am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 20 January, 2015, 8:33am