Artyom (not his real name), a successful IT pro from Minsk, could afford a vacation in the Philippines or Goa, but instead went to the...
Near Yekaterinburg, on one of the bases of the Russian Railways, in the open air, rare trains are stored.
Different people react in different ways when this city is mentioned. Some people would like to come here and just walk around for a while.
Once I had a chance to visit one of the derelict Stalin-era labor camps.
We came to the very small town of Dalniye Zelentsy in order to find and explore the abandoned Murmansk Marine Biology Institute (MMBI) base.
01. One of the main battle scenes of the movie was filmed at the Lenspirtstroy plant (near Saint Petersburg).
At last, our long-held dream of visiting the CEZ (the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone) came true.
Today’s post is about a research institute that was the leader in its field during the Soviet era. It was home to multiple hi-end technological...
Today I want to tell you about a unique church lost near Bezhetsk.
In the USSR, there were about 40 thousand. Interesting sculptures, mosaics and unusual buildings have been preserved in the camps, although now all this is...
Today, dear readers, I would like to tell you about our trip to an abandoned rural school in the Tula region.
Perhaps in every country there is at least one ghost town. The causes of their occurrence can be very different, from natural and man-made disasters...
It was possible to visit a very strange place – an abandoned municipal creative youth center.
The second series of the car GAZ-M-20 (Pobeda – Victory in English). Wikipedia writes that this car was produced from 1948 to 1955. In total,...
I think many people know that there was no religion in the Soviet Union, therefore most of the churches were closed.
In front of me is an abandoned airport in the village of Babushara near Sukhumi.
This ex-Soviet resort survived the collapse of the Soviet Union, survived the economic difficulties of the 1990s and the crises of the 2000s, but could...
The village “Solnechny”(Sunny) was exposed to radioactive contamination as a result of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
My name is Vladimir, I’m 33 years old and I’m a guide. I worked in the village of Pyramid, which is located on the archipelago...
This time there was a unique place, namely a shelter converted into a bank vault.
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