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...
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...
Near Yekaterinburg, on one of the bases of the Russian Railways, in the open air, rare trains are stored.
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...
Lighthouses are one of the most brilliant inventions in human history. It’s no coincidence that one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was,...
The site that is described in this post is not aesthetically pleasing in any way.
At last, our long-held dream of visiting the CEZ (the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone) came true.
01. One of the main battle scenes of the movie was filmed at the Lenspirtstroy plant (near Saint Petersburg).
In front of me is an abandoned airport in the village of Babushara near Sukhumi.
It was possible to visit a very strange place – an abandoned municipal creative youth center.
I think many people know that there was no religion in the Soviet Union, therefore most of the churches were closed.
The Babolovsky Park is located behind the Catherine park and the Alexander park in the town of Pushkin.
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,...
This time there was a unique place, namely a shelter converted into a bank vault.
In the city of Saransk there is a derelict prison, or, more precisely, a penal settlement and a production facility for severe offenders.
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...
The village “Solnechny”(Sunny) was exposed to radioactive contamination as a result of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
We came to the very small town of Dalniye Zelentsy in order to find and explore the abandoned Murmansk Marine Biology Institute (MMBI) base.
The construction of the building was started in the beginning of the 20th century and finished in the 1930s. It is listed as a cultural...
Nyrob is the northernmost town in the Perm Krai where some kind of civilization and roads can still be found.
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