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Russian Adventurer Takes Off on Solo Round-the-World Hot-Air Balloon Quest

Source: The Guardian – theguardian.com Fedor Konyukhov, 65, launches from Australian outback with aim to set a new world record by circumnavigating the globe in under 13 days.

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Fyodor Konyukhov to Circle Earth in Balloon in New Record Attempt

Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.com By Oleg Krasnov Russian traveler announces attempt to break time set by Steve Fossett in 2002.

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