Writing about web page http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article2364434.ece
Apparently the Russians are planning to build a base on the moon by 2025. It could be used for manned missions to Mars, among other things.
However the more important question is: who is going to get the rights to the live 24 hour TV broadcast of the journey and construction?
I see visions of Davina McCall bouncing around on the Moon informing one of the workers that he's been voted off...