About Polar dominance ... Remembering that the orifice to the hollow earth is above the New Siberian Islands, note in the following video that the Russians have the icebreakers and dictate the routes that ships must follow. Certainly, these routes must be away from the orifice.
And they have enough military resources to back up their dictates.
Many nations are anxious to get into the Arctic. The CHinese call themselves a "Near-Arctic Nation". Talk about double speak!
This Gravitas video has it all!