Putin will expand Russia’s Arctic Program… but Why?

Wait, Russia has an “Arctic Program?! Yup! And President Vladimir Putin put forward an ambitious program to increase Russia’s foothold in the Arctic. The motives, once again, sound suspicious. By now you must have read about the infamous Operation Highjump. Officially titled The United States Navy Antarctic Developments Program, 1946–1947. The primary mission, as reported…

When UFOs Kill: Dyatlov Pass incident

February, 1959 A group of nine mountaineers embark on a winter trek into Russia’s Ural Mountains. Their destination: a mountain called Otorten, which in the local Mansi language means, “Do not go there.” On their fourth night out, bad weather forces the hikers to camp atop an area called Kholate Syakhal, which in Mansi translates…