Here are the abandoned and empty red brick buildings of an old factory which went bankrupt ten years after the Soviet Union ceased to exist. Now its big territory and vast buildings remain empty except some of them are starting to give life to the new generation of small businesses that are around. As you can see in the photo above, the old building
with shattered windows and a dark look hosts dozens of small ads for the small companies hosted here and there on the territory. What are those new companies? Totally different - from car tire sales and repairs to website creation and a nightclub. Yes there is a nightclub based in the abandoned plant too. See inside for more.
Those are "Czech hedgehogs" or anti-tank hedgehogs - obstacles used to stop the tanks, mainly deployed during World War 2. Now, 70 years later, a few generations of people were born who have seen those only on the photos or in the old movies. However, those are reality now again in Ukraine. This is a fresh
photo from around the city of Mariupol which is told to be attacked tonight by the approaching army. The hedgehogs has been deployed and tens of thousands of people try to flee the city. There are a few of fresh videos of missiles, anti tank hedgehogs and people fleeing the cities inside:
So this is happening - Ukrainian professionals, including these musicians flee to Russia to get at least something instead of fully nothing they can get now in Donetsk, Ukraine and other Eastern parts of the country. Those told to be pretty professional musicians (I hope you can tell by watching them play) now play in underground subway
stations for a heap of change they hopefully can get from the passers by. Some of them were getting their master degree in Donetsk, some already graduated and having master in music. Now this. But main reason for this being posted here is not where they are from, just look how nicely this sounds in metro: