Umka (YMKA) the Arctic City – the Soviet-era hero cartoon bear cub…

Russia has approved a nearly $ 8000 million to build the city for the first time with an artificial climate, as the country approaches the frost conquered world, with its vast resources, and Russia said that the Moon and Mars will be next…

Umka name – a popular late Soviet-era hero cartoon bear cub – the city is proposed to be built in the remote island of Kotelny in the archipelago of Novosibirsk…

Located just outside around 1000 miles from the North Pole, which has in the past been called one of the less hospitable regions of the Earth with summer temperatures rarely above freezing, while in winter dip of -40 C average…

The initial population is expected to be just 5,000, most of whom will be scientists and workers involved in the extraction and transportation of vast oil and gas underwater Lomonosov Ridge wealth…

Umka...

“The city will not only be a place of extraction and transportation hub, but a place to live comfortably. We want people to not realize they are in an enclosed space with an aggressive foreign climate of the Arctic. So we aim to have not only scientific laboratories, homes, but also parks, an aquatic complex, hotels, schools, kindergartens, playgrounds, hospital, sports facilities, and a cathedral, “says Valery Rzhevskiy architect…

Initially you will get electricity from a pair of floating nuclear power plants, expected to be closed as the removal of the oil comes into operation. Fish farms and poultry, greenhouses and bakeries will be responsible for food supplies, while the waste is processed in two different processing plants…

So far, this is the first project of this magnitude, with artificial climate and comprehensive support of life in the history of mankind. Its design is based primarily on the International Space Station (albeit much larger – 1.5×0. 8 km), with a central transport links homes and laboratories…

And cities like Umka said Rzhevsky, They would be perfectly viable on the moon or anywhere else…

The project is waiting on the final say of the Russian government, and then it will be presented to other members of the Arctic Five – Denmark, Canada, Norway and the U.S. – who want to build similar cities themselves…

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