2 An Abandoned BE-6 Floatplane Monument [photos]

An Abandoned BE-6 Floatplane Monument [photos]

There are only four known BE-6 planes left in the world. One in Kiev, two in Chinese speaking lands and one is here, at the Arctic Kola peninsula. It's in the worst condition because
its placed as a monument. However if they didn't put it on display it was probably been scraped as it stands here as a monument for fifty years already, since 1968.
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4 Most Strangely Looking Post Offices Across Russia

Most Strangely Looking Post Offices Across Russia

Here is the collection of Russian Post office buildings across the Russia, most awkward of them. Since Russia is big country has many cities and small villages it has to
have a very large network of post offices.  So sometimes people working in post office use it as a house too. Here is a collection of some of those:
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12 Russian Abandoned Railroad Graveyard

Russian Abandoned Railroad Graveyard

  They call this place a "secret train graveyard" and it's located in Yekaterinburg. Photographer of
the local news outlet E1 visited this place and sneaked in. Here are the pictures and a story.
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0 Abandoned USSR Command Post of Civil Defense

Abandoned USSR Command Post of Civil Defense

In this former Soviet major town of the Region there is a secret civil defense bunker. Today it is totally out of the system but once it was a great command
center ,in case of war, in this town. There is a lot of equipment left to explore... Who knows, one day it will maybe be in service again?
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6 Abandoned Wheat Elevator Grainery That Was Biggest in Russia

Abandoned Wheat Elevator Grainery That Was Biggest in Russia

Yaransk Elevator is a huge scale company. Once it was one of the biggest elevator in Russia now it's stopped,
territory is empty, buildings stay abandoned. Here is the trip inside by Russian blogger Oesolod.
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4 The Story of an Abandoned Nuclear Lighthouse near St.Petersburg

The Story of an Abandoned Nuclear Lighthouse near St.Petersburg

From first sight this abandoned lighthouse doesn't attract much attention. What, haven't we've seen some abandoned lighthouses?
There are plenty of abandoned stuff in exUSSR. However this one is very special. It has a very dramatic story behind it.
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2 Ghost cities of Russia: Halmer-U Town That President Putin Dropped a Bomb At

Ghost cities of Russia: Halmer-U Town That President Putin Dropped a Bomb At

If someone tells you Vladimir Putin was bombing Russian cities, don't rush to call him crazy. It's partly true. Probably not a city, more like a town,
and not inhabited by people but 10,000 of the inhabitants evicted a few years before this happened. This all happened in 2005 in a Halmer-U.
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3 Grain Elevators of Russia

Grain Elevators of Russia

Grain elevators are used to store grain and grain is used to make bread and bread is head to everything as Russian saying goes. It's not easy to support Russian population without necessary amounts
of grain stored, especially thru winter months. For this purposes to satisfy large Russian cities with bread and circuses these structures are being built, out of rough gray concrete.
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6 Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

Abandoned Russian Town that Stored Nuclear Weapons 200 Km from USA Coast in Winter

This town Gudym is just 200 km away from USA. Probably this is why it was used as a top secret warehouse for the nuclear weapons. The heart of the town is a huge concrete hole in the ground that used to store nuclear weapons. The surrounding houses were used for the families
working on this underground object. Now everything stays abandoned. Houses sometimes burn in fires, and underground maze is used by strangers. We had some photos from here before, but Sergei, Russian blogger, went there in winter and saw how it looks like:
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2 Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

Abandoned Country: Photos of Abandoned Objects and Vehicles of USSR

The heritage of the Soviet Union, results of USSR collapse or just some criminal neglect. Abandoned factories, military regiments, and even space ships. Country that doesn't exist anymore, objects frozen in time. Just a few photos to get an
idea of the big sad picture. Starting with a "DUGA" radio radar station in Pripyat Ukraine, that was finished in 1985 just one year before Chernobyl accident. It was used for early detection of ballistic missile launches.
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