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A massive icebreaker cuts its way through the frozen waters of the Arctic Ocean, clearing a path to the North Pole, all white as far as the eye can see. But even here, the impact of climate change can be felt.

Dmitry Lobusov has seen it. For 13 years he has captained the 50 Let Pobedy (50 Years of Victory), part of a growing fleet of icebreakers that Russia is using to assert its power in Arctic waters.

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