The deepest borehole in the world is located in the west of the Murmansk region, ten kilometers from the city of Zapolyarny and very close...
Near Yekaterinburg, on one of the bases of the Russian Railways, in the open air, rare trains are stored.
The building did not stand out. Unremarkable industrial building, which was built in hundreds of Soviet cities.
Krasnoyarsk bicycle traveler Vladimir Chernikov and his colleague in the Russian Geographical Society Dmitry Semenov discovered an old English steam machine in the Siberian taiga.
This time we will go for a walk in the autumn forest and visit a rather interesting place – an abandoned research laboratory.
A hundred kilometers from Moscow, near the Science City Protvino, in the forests of the Moscow region, was buried a treasure of tens of billions...
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...
When a large industry starts to decline and fall apart, it often drags down its scientific institutions and manufacturing facilities, too.
This post is about the abandoned dynamic test system at the site 112 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Almost before the collapse of the Soviet Union near Kharkov was built an ionospheric research station , which was directly analogous to the American HAARP...
Once upon a night we got into a recently abandoned lab building, “recently“ meaning in the past few years, including the last year.
The galleries are stretched on long distances, crossing and overlapping with each other.
When I find myself in places like this one, to me they look like decomposing bones 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...
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.
Uranium mines of the Chukotka peninsula, that were the source for material used in the making of the first Soviet nuclear bombs, are something of...
Laboratory building of biophysics and radiobiology. Closed and mothballed since 2000. Located in the town of Michurinsk, Tambov region.
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...
The first airplane was located exactly at the spot indicated by the satellite map positioning data.
Baikonur Cosmodrome has just celebrated its 60s anniversary. Over these years many spacecraft tests have been conducted on its territory.
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