As this entry won't neither go inte the "Wheels" subforum, nor the "Off-Topic",
I guess it'll have to go into the "Machines" category?
Here's the story of how to design a really cool ride for the Antarctica: The "Kharkovchanka"...
(Caution: this video is 36:49... Lingo is in fact English - with a distinctive Scottish twist.
So here's some Fast Carbs instead, for all you impatient ones: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kharkovchanka)
0:00 - Introduction & early Exploration
2:49 - Early Soviet Antarctic Expeditions
5:12 - Introduction & Successes of the 'ATT' Tractor
8:14 - Building The Kharkovchanka
12:08 - Layout & Features
15:48 - The Kharkovchanka in Antarctica
21:10 - Design Issues & Possible Replacements
22:55 - The Kharkovchanka-II
26:00 - Where are they now?
30:22 - Conclusion
31:30 - Outro
Q: -How could the Politburo be convinced that their scientists would return home and wouldn't defect to the South Pole,
especially as the "Харьковчанка" was in fact more spacious and well-functioning than their ordinary Soviet apartments?