This time we will go for a walk in the autumn forest and visit a rather interesting place – an abandoned research laboratory.
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...
At the 222 kilometer post (mile 138) of the Tenkinskiy Route near the Kolyma River there is a brightly colored sign warning about radiation.
Baikonur Cosmodrome has just celebrated its 60s anniversary. Over these years many spacecraft tests have been conducted on its territory.
This is an absolutely non-typical site with a strange and sad history.
Well, the abandoned high-rise building of one of the special purpose research institutes of the Moscow region is in front of us.
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 deepest borehole in the world is located in the west of the Murmansk region, ten kilometers from the city of Zapolyarny and very close...
Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?
One summer night, we managed to get to one of the largest aviation plants in Moscow.
The Kolyma region is known not only for its rich gold fields, but also for tin metal exploitation.
Once upon a night we got into a recently abandoned lab building, “recently“ meaning in the past few years, including the last year.
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...
Here, in the village of Dalniye Zelentsy, the Severnaya corrosion testing station, the only one above the Arctic Circle, still survives.
On top of St. Michael Hill near the city of Anadyr, a number of huge non-operational antennas are towering.
This is a story about one of the coolest, most unusual and least visited abandoned sites of the Crimea.
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.
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.
Laboratory building of biophysics and radiobiology. Closed and mothballed since 2000. Located in the town of Michurinsk, Tambov region.
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...
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