The Dmitrii Donskoi, a Russian naval cruiser, was scuttled during a battle with the Japanese navy during the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese war. Photo: EPA

South Korean firm backflips on buried treasure ‘worth US$133 billion’ after discovering Russian warship that was scuttled in 1905

The company has yet to obtain government permission to raise the Dmitrii Donskoi, which it said divers found more than 400 metres underwater off the eastern island of Ulleung

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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The Dmitrii Donskoi, a Russian naval cruiser, was scuttled during a battle with the Japanese navy during the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese war. Photo: EPA
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