Besieged Russian scientists drive away polar bears

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Ship delivered dogs and flares to staff at Arctic weather station after they were encircled by 10 adult bears for two weeks

Russian scientists have driven away polar bears that besieged their weather station on an island in the Arctic Ocean for two weeks.

A nearby ship was able to reach the island and supply the scientists with dogs and flares to scare off the bears, said the Sevgidromet state monitoring network that owns the station.

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