The scramble for Antarctica's black gold

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and how it justified it, is indicative of how it might act in the Antarctic given the massive amount of oil it found. ‘If you look at Ukraine, Russia is clearly sending signals that it doesn’t care about international law, multilateralism, or treaties. If you extrapolate that into what might happen in Antarctica, I'm sure that it raises many doubts and many eyebrows in the US, in the UK and the rest of Europe, because they might change the rules of the game because they just don't agree with it,’ Dr. Carlos Solar, an expert in Latin American security told MailOnline.