Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?
This time we will go for a walk in the autumn forest and visit a rather interesting place – an abandoned research laboratory.
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...
Baikonur Cosmodrome has just celebrated its 60s anniversary. Over these years many spacecraft tests have been conducted on its territory.
This is a military town near Moscow that was abandoned in 2005. Taking into account its proximity to the capital, it is quite well preserved...
The galleries are stretched on long distances, crossing and overlapping with each other.
Continuing the story about the small town of Dalniye Zelentsy.
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...
Well, the abandoned high-rise building of one of the special purpose research institutes of the Moscow region is in front of us.
The Kolyma region is known not only for its rich gold fields, but also for tin metal exploitation.
When a large industry starts to decline and fall apart, it often drags down its scientific institutions and manufacturing facilities, too.
One summer night, we managed to get to one of the largest aviation plants in Moscow.
Almost before the collapse of the Soviet Union near Kharkov was built an ionospheric research station , which was directly analogous to the American HAARP...
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.
The first airplane was located exactly at the spot indicated by the satellite map positioning data.
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.
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...
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.
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