This post is about the abandoned dynamic test system at the site 112 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
When a large industry starts to decline and fall apart, it often drags down its scientific institutions and manufacturing facilities, too.
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...
Continuing the story about the small town of Dalniye Zelentsy.
One summer night, we managed to get to one of the largest aviation plants in Moscow.
Here, in the village of Dalniye Zelentsy, the Severnaya corrosion testing station, the only one above the Arctic Circle, still survives.
Did you know that Europe’s largest lavender field, with an area of 120 hectares, is located in Crimea?
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...
The building did not stand out. Unremarkable industrial building, which was built in hundreds of Soviet cities.
Laboratory building of biophysics and radiobiology. Closed and mothballed since 2000. Located in the town of Michurinsk, Tambov region.
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...
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...
This is a story about one of the coolest, most unusual and least visited abandoned sites of the Crimea.
This time we will go for a walk in the autumn forest and visit a rather interesting place – an abandoned research laboratory.
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.
Almost before the collapse of the Soviet Union near Kharkov was built an ionospheric research station , which was directly analogous to the American HAARP...
When I find myself in places like this one, to me they look like decomposing bones of the Soviet Union.
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.
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...
On top of St. Michael Hill near the city of Anadyr, a number of huge non-operational antennas are towering.
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