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For all we know, this stray Russian pooch would still be sitting on an ice floe if a band of good Samaritan hunters hadn't intervened. Luckily, they have a boat and everything they need to save the frightened and freezing dog marooned in the middle of the Ob River.

Igor Pavlenko found himself in the same sort of situation... but without a boat. Knowing the weakening dog in the icy reservoir water below would only last minutes more, Igor bravely strips down and dives in to haul the pooch to safety singlehandedly!

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