May 17, 2022

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Satellite imagery reveals major urban development in Rason

Satellite imagery shows modernization efforts also taking place beyond Pyongyang

Development construction in Rason is continuing to change the local landscape, with satellite imagery showing a range of recent developments including the building of a new health complex, casino, shuttle bus route, and Kim Jong Il / Kim Il Sung statue area.

Together, the developments show that North Korea is emphasizing modernization in areas well beyond the capital city of Pyongyang.