It appears there’s a foreign submarine prowling in Sweden’s western shores.
Ships from Sweden’s 3rd Naval Warfare Flotilla, based in Karlskrona, as well as the 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla, and the Amphibious Regiment from Berga outside of Stockholm are currently patrolling the area in an attempt to verify the report.
Perhaps Comrade Bear is flexing his muscles a bit before the upcoming elections. Or, any one of a host of actors could be doing a bit of posturing and/or information gathering in preparation for the battle of the arctic. As the earth warms, we really will have a Northwest Passage and everyone will have dollar signs in their eyes at the prospect of being able to cut the travel time (and cost) of moving goods.