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'Message in a bottle' is answered on Baltic beach

A German boy who tossed a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea some 24 years ago has now received an answer.

A 13-year-old Russian found the bottle recently, while walking on a beach - and made contact with him.

The BBC's Stephen Evans reports.

  • 01 Apr 2011
  • From the section Europe