Photos of construction of Russian Artic Trefoil Base
Russia recently showcased its ‘new’ Arctic Trefoil military base on Alexandra Land in the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic. Infrastructure includes accommodation for 150 personnel with up to 18 months supplies. It has a ‘self-powered energy unit’ (e.g. nuclear?) and is independent from the outside world.
As it was shown to the media:
Analysis suggests that it is built at a pre-existing artic outpost known as Nagurskoye (Нагу́рское) located at 80.810090°, 47.651465°.
Satellite imagery from 2006 before current work began
The base in 2009. Photo by zzary
Researched images of First phase:
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Images of second phase (possibly some distance from first):