Satellite images show an increase in Russian troop build-up of military bases.
These rules have been developed or increased in capacity over the past years.
Yes, they are built on the territory of Russia, but … why?
Why is Russia abandoning the risks of winning the region’s hostility?
Why would Russia risk actual trade with neighboring countries? (By projecting itself as a growing military threat)
Do they expect to take control of a new trade route?
I mean, if the Arctic is really melting in the future, then there is some speculation about a new northern route of trade.
What do you think?
What am I missing?