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Artur Chilingarov, Vice-speaker of the Russian State Duma

This Christmas for the first time in history, Russian helicopters have reached the Southern Polar continent. Before it happened, many specialists considered it to be impossible. This expedition has opened the International Polar Year which was initiated by Russia. The guest in our studio is the man who has first-hand comments on this trip, vice-speaker of the Russian State Duma, world famous polar explorer, Artur Chilingarov.