Russia has behaved boldly on the world stage under Putin. Now, I believe they are targeting Western communication linkages in space and undersea in order to render the US deaf, dumb, blind all to achieve their geopolitical goals of reclaiming a safe space buffering their borders from Europe.
The Russians have been taking more and more territory globally through a “salami-slice strategy.” Now, Russia has slowly expanded its presence near Alaska. They may actually be poised to lay claim to Spruce Island in Kodiak County Alaska. But, this has less to do with aims of reclaiming Alaska and more to do with their claims on the resource-rich Arctic. Read more to find out why.