Sad thing is you probably aren't that far off from the truth. Also I'm sure the guys flying/working on them love to get away from home station every now and then. I sure as shit know I did when I was in. And seriously, a deployment to Germany when it's about to be fall (read: Oktoberfest)? Sweet fucking Jesus.
Pretty big deal, if the IAAF does ban them and that ban includes the Olympics. It's so bad that even Putin has agreed there's a big problem:
Russia's initial reaction to Monday's doping report was one of indignation and that the allegations were politically-motivated. However, in recent days, the tone shifted as President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the gravity of the problem and ordered an investigation by Russian sports leaders.
Ukraine should just petition Poland to rejoin the commonwealth. Of their 3 historical enemies, the Germans and Swedes are too cucked to partition or deluge them and Russia's in the world spotlight plus economically limping from energy market oversupply. Now is the time!