Deserted “Stalingrad” movie set

01. One of the main battle scenes of the movie was filmed at the Lenspirtstroy plant (near Saint Petersburg).

Abandoned space communications station

A few dozen miles on foot through the snow. A barely walkable path winding through the woods. Our destination, the place we have come such a long way to see, is right around the corner.

An illegal tour of Chernobyl

At last, our long-held dream of visiting the CEZ (the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone) came true.

A derelict shelter

Last fall we visited a half-abandoned, or, rather, currently inactive shelter located under a manufacturing facility.

An aircraft boneyard

The first airplane was located exactly at the spot indicated by the satellite map positioning data.

Abandoned military warehouses

Here’s a short walk in the woods of the Moscow region.

Abandoned lab at a forestry research institute

This small lab (as it later turned out, it used to research soil and forest problems) is part of one of the forestry management institutions.

Abandoned industrial plant

The galleries are stretched on long distances, crossing and overlapping with each other.

Derelict palace with the famed “Tsar Bath”

The Babolovsky Park is located behind the Catherine park and the Alexander park in the town of Pushkin.