Communist Bloc Military Updates: Russia reasserts Soviet-era military presence in polar region, positions troops near Finland, Alaska, preps for oil grab on Arctic Ocean floor; developments include: 1) establishing fifth military district “Arctic Joint Strategic Command” in 2014, 2) doubling troop presence in Novaya Zemlya archipelago by 2020, Soviets tested nuke bombs in island chain during Cold War; 3) constructing permanent military base on Alexandra Land Island in Franz Josef Land archipelago, 150,000-square-foot “Arctic Trefoil” ready to house 150 soldiers, 18-month fuel/food stocks; 4) building second base, known as “Northern Shamrock,” on Kotelny Island in Novosibirsk archipelago, slated to house Russian Navy’s 99th Arctic Tactical Group; 5) planning to build 10 air-defense radar stations, 10 search-and-rescue stations, 13 airfields, 16 deep-water ports across Arctic, total of 57,700 tons of building materials delivered to sites in first half of 2015; 6) Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet builds 34-structure base on Wrangel Island, near NW Alaska; Finnish military inspects Russia’s 3,600-man 80th Motorized Rifle Brigade at Alakurtti base in bilateral confidence-building mission, town located 50 km from common border, belonged to Finland before Winter War (1939)

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One response to “Communist Bloc Military Updates: Russia reasserts Soviet-era military presence in polar region, positions troops near Finland, Alaska, preps for oil grab on Arctic Ocean floor; developments include: 1) establishing fifth military district “Arctic Joint Strategic Command” in 2014, 2) doubling troop presence in Novaya Zemlya archipelago by 2020, Soviets tested nuke bombs in island chain during Cold War; 3) constructing permanent military base on Alexandra Land Island in Franz Josef Land archipelago, 150,000-square-foot “Arctic Trefoil” ready to house 150 soldiers, 18-month fuel/food stocks; 4) building second base, known as “Northern Shamrock,” on Kotelny Island in Novosibirsk archipelago, slated to house Russian Navy’s 99th Arctic Tactical Group; 5) planning to build 10 air-defense radar stations, 10 search-and-rescue stations, 13 airfields, 16 deep-water ports across Arctic, total of 57,700 tons of building materials delivered to sites in first half of 2015; 6) Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet builds 34-structure base on Wrangel Island, near NW Alaska; Finnish military inspects Russia’s 3,600-man 80th Motorized Rifle Brigade at Alakurtti base in bilateral confidence-building mission, town located 50 km from common border, belonged to Finland before Winter War (1939)

  1. mah29001 November 5, 2015 at 4:09 am

    File this one under Useful Idiots Bin, maybe the neo-Soviet dictator Vladimir Putin doesn’t have to invade Europe, he has many “former” Communists like Merkel to do it for him in the name of “multiculturalism”:

    http://pamelageller.com/2015/11/merkel-threatens-war-if-countries-oppose-muslim-invasion-and-close-borders.html/

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