Russia Is Building Floating Nuclear Reactors Near the North Pole Gizmodo

Here you can see the first of the eight floating nuclear power plants—a ship-platform hybrid that will be finished in 2012. It will be deployed deep into the Arctic circle.
And what do they want them for, so far from the mainland? Because they want to expand their territory one million square kilometers. That’s 386,102 square miles of extra territory in the Arctic, all the way to the North Pole.