There is a very important person, leading expert of the Russian Antarctic Expedition of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, one of the few people to receive the Order “For Naval Merit” (Russian: Орден «За морские заслуги»), a state decoration of the Russian Federation bestowed for excellence in military or economic maritime endeavours, Awarded for Excellence in worldwide oceanic activities in favour of Russian military and economic security.
Arnold Bogdanovich Budretsky was Leader in different Antarctic Russian Bases in his youth time and several time in summer on board of M/V Akademic Fedorov. He is over 90 years old!
Russian Govt. has issued a Stamp in his honor. Arnold was at Indian Maitri Station (WAP IND-Ø2) in 2011 celebrating his 83th birthday with the Indian’s Overwintering Team.
The video below, shows when winter is coming: Antarctic research crews prepare Russia’s stations!
Look the video above, at 2,21 minute, the man you see in there, is Arnold Bogdanovich Budretsky .
WAP, interpreting the sentiments of the Antarctic followers send Arnold, through this page, our congrats and regognition for his long time devoted to the Poles.
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