4 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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1 Abandoned nuclear warhead armory

Abandoned nuclear warhead armory

Sometime we publish different abandoned Soviet objects that being visited by Russian bloggers. This time they have visited pretty interest place that was very important during the
Cold War. It was used to store nuclear projectiles and thus tells a lot about technology used by Soviet army to store such type of substances. Let's take a look:
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5 Ruins of Cosmic Civilization: Fully Intact Abandoned Little Known Soviet Space Shuttles on Baikonur Launch Site

Ruins of Cosmic Civilization: Fully Intact Abandoned Little Known Soviet Space Shuttles on Baikonur Launch Site

Today Russia celebrates the official "Cosmonautics Day" - space topic is all over screens today and even president Putin went to see new Russian movie about a space exploration. However, there is a page of history of USSR and now Russia which is pretty much sad and shows that the progress of space exploration in Russia doesn't advance now. Baikonur is a huge space launching
site. It was built and used by USSR but now is left in Kazakhstan. On it's territory there is a huge hangar where two artefacts of Soviet space legacy remains. They stay here for over twenty years behind the close doors and are covered with thick layer of dust. Russian blogger Ralph went there and now we have the pictures here, let's see:
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2 A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from Russian abandoned factory

A few photos from another abandoned factory in Russia. Some bloggers, like this Sunjedy, are fond of penetrating such abandoned
object to take some nice photos but rarely share the name of the object or its location. So all we have are just photos.
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5 Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

Huge Abandoned Underground Hiding Place for the Soviet Submarines in Pacific

This was a top secret Soviet project. To avoid uneccessary attention of American satellites it was built solely under ground. Tremendous amounts of ground was removed to create huge tunnels under ground filled with water so that a few huge atomic submarines can stay there and hide at once at Pacific coast of
Russia. It took over twenty years to almost complete this thing, construction works started in late 1960s. But then USSR collapsed and it's now staying as a huge monument of the great projects USSR was building. As you see on the map above the thing was huge. Let's see what's inside.
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