This is an absolutely non-typical site with a strange and sad history.
This is a recently closed factory that used to manufacture ceramic, porcelain and gypsum items.
Here, in the village of Dalniye Zelentsy, the Severnaya corrosion testing station, the only one above the Arctic Circle, still survives.
Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?
When a large industry starts to decline and fall apart, it often drags down its scientific institutions and manufacturing facilities, too.
I have always been intrigued and attracted by anything that’s related to space. So, once upon a rainy night I opened the door of an enormous hangar, and a small space capsule graveyard appeared before my eyes.
Gorky heat supply nuclear plant is one of the two HSNPs in this country whose construction got under way in the early 1980s but was never completed due to a number of reasons, including public outcry and, naturally, the collapse of the Soviet Union.
There is a landmark in the city of Magadan, a place of pilgrimage for the bored youth. These are some mind-blowingly huge red and white dish antennas at the top of a hill.