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...
The building did not stand out. Unremarkable industrial building, which was built in hundreds of Soviet cities.
Near Yekaterinburg, on one of the bases of the Russian Railways, in the open air, rare trains are stored.
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...
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...
Almost before the collapse of the Soviet Union near Kharkov was built an ionospheric research station , which was directly analogous to the American HAARP...
This time we will go for a walk in the autumn forest and visit a rather interesting place – an abandoned research laboratory.
The first airplane was located exactly at the spot indicated by the satellite map positioning data.
A little more than a month ago I returned from a trip to the heart of the main space harbor of this country: the Baikonur...
Laboratory building of biophysics and radiobiology. Closed and mothballed since 2000. Located in the town of Michurinsk, Tambov region.
This post is about the abandoned dynamic test system at the site 112 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
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.
When a large industry starts to decline and fall apart, it often drags down its scientific institutions and manufacturing facilities, too.
At the 222 kilometer post (mile 138) of the Tenkinskiy Route near the Kolyma River there is a brightly colored sign warning about radiation.
Continuing the story about the small town of Dalniye Zelentsy.
Having noticed this place 5 years ago, I have traveled many times since then, but only this year I managed to get here.
Well, the abandoned high-rise building of one of the special purpose research institutes of the Moscow region is in front of us.
On our way home from the Crimea in 2002 we had a chance to visit a very interesting site in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine.
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...
Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?