When I find myself in places like this one, to me they look like decomposing bones of the Soviet Union.
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...
Let me take you on a tour of a most fascinating place. This is one of the grounds of a missile testing center that is...
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.
Baikonur Cosmodrome has just celebrated its 60s anniversary. Over these years many spacecraft tests have been conducted on its territory.
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.
The Kolyma region is known not only for its rich gold fields, but also for tin metal exploitation.
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.
The first airplane was located exactly at the spot indicated by the satellite map positioning data.
Laboratory building of biophysics and radiobiology. Closed and mothballed since 2000. Located in the town of Michurinsk, Tambov region.
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...
This is a story about one of the coolest, most unusual and least visited abandoned sites of the Crimea.
The building did not stand out. Unremarkable industrial building, which was built in hundreds of Soviet cities.
This post is about the abandoned dynamic test system at the site 112 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Nearly half a century ago Soviet engineers created Orbita (the name means “orbit” in Russian), the first TV system that allowed to broadcast the Central...
The whole complex of buildings and territory of the Vladimir Tractor Plant are now owned by LLC VTZ Regulated Development Zone, which is undergoing bankruptcy...
The galleries are stretched on long distances, crossing and overlapping with each other.
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...
Having noticed this place 5 years ago, I have traveled many times since then, but only this year I managed to get here.
Continuing the story about the small town of Dalniye Zelentsy.
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