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...
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...
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.
When I find myself in places like this one, to me they look like decomposing bones of the Soviet Union.
The building did not stand out. Unremarkable industrial building, which was built in hundreds of Soviet cities.
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...
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...
Baikonur Cosmodrome has just celebrated its 60s anniversary. Over these years many spacecraft tests have been conducted on its territory.
Once upon a night we got into a recently abandoned lab building, “recently“ meaning in the past few years, including the last year.
This is an absolutely non-typical site with a strange and sad history.
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...
This is a story about one of the coolest, most unusual and least visited abandoned sites of the Crimea.
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.
Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?
The galleries are stretched on long distances, crossing and overlapping with each other.
Near Yekaterinburg, on one of the bases of the Russian Railways, in the open air, rare trains are stored.
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...
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.
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