1. They got to have a base to monitor everyone else’s potential clandestine activities down there. If the elite have a secret hidy hole then they likely know about it and have something aimed at it if there is a nuclear war.

  2. “Russia’s recent significant expenditures on strengthening its position in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean indicate the existence of a long-term foreign policy strategy on the part of the Russian leadership.”

    Are you sure?

    Sounds like a Long Winded explanation for substantial expediture costs in Antartica. Especially considering all the recent blogging by Dr Farrel on the Russian Chinese energy deals..

    One thing does seem sure, Russia has gotten very interested in Antarctica. And even the article admits that the Kremlin is making it long term.

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