27 thoughts on “The Underground Moscow”

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    • Well, almost… The “nuclear button” IS actually a telephone, but that one wasn’t, because at that time there was no nuclear bomb (1940-50).

  2. Very depressing, unlike the happy work environment I provide for my interrogators.

    But, since I love my Russian friends and wish to be helpful, I recommend importation of interior designer from Italy to help with this nasty place. These hallways are in desperate need of the “three C’s”–color, curtains, and carpets.

  3. It’s obviously for tourists, it wouldn’t be written in English and they wouldn’t have obtained entry and taken the photos if it was still functioning. This looks more like military bunkers in disused underground railway tunnels made around World War 2.

    The KGB dungeon is located right underneath Liubyanka.

  4. It`s former Secured Command Post «Tagansky». Museum of Cold war – expositional complex «Confrontation».
    http://www.zkp42.ru/ – official site.

  5. Finally I know what was the source of inspiration of such computer games as Descent or Forsaken.
    It looks like a robots are just behind the corner waiting to hit you from a laser gun 😉
    A must see place!

  6. These are real, and I think was featured on the History Channel’s “Cities of the Underworld” (has an irritating host and repetitive music).

    Anyway,
    I heard it’s not really a tourist attraction, even though it has English signs. The walls were made to withstand a nuclear attack.
    They were also used by Electronics Arts Moscow team to showcase Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 ( http://www.ea.com/redalert/) to the press. It’s in one of their “Battlecast” videos.

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