Photographer Sergey Larenkov had been making these pictures for long six years. They depict cities ruined by WWII including those European hero-cities that were liberated from the fascism in bloody battles.
There are generally more than 1000 photos in the project, right now we are going to show you fifty of them. Well, let’s travel back to 1941.. (in the image above are defenders of the Brest fortress).
Germans in Brest, 1941-2013.
Minsk, 1941-2013, German occupants entering the city.
Riga, 1941-2013, damaged Soviet tank T-26.
Riga in flames.
T-26 in Smolensk.1941-2013
Tula 1941-1945, Firing at the tanks.
Gorky 1941 – Nizhny Novgorod 2013.
Infantry companies in Moscow,1941-2012.
Barricades in Moscow, 1941-2013.
1941/2010, Moscow. The parade of November 7, 1941
Marching anti-tankers in Moscow, 1941-2013.
Moscow, 1941-2013, fighters are getting ready to defend the capital.
Mozhaisk, 1941/2010. Soviet gunners meet the enemy.
Velikiy Novgorod, 1944-2015, the destroyed monument to the Millennium of Russia.
Leningrad / St Petersburg, 1941-2013, near the destroyed school building on Nevsky Avenue.
Leningrad / St Petersburg, 1941-2011. Leaving for the front.
Leningrad / St Petersburg, 1942-2013, Children on Suvorov Avenue.
Leningrad / St Petersburg, 1941-2013. Fontanka 76.
Liberated Peterhof, 1944-2011.
Burnt furnace tubes of Murmansk, 1942-2014.
Stalingrad 1943 – Volgograd 2013, the Pavlov’s House.
Stalingrad 1943 – Volgograd 2013. Soviet T-34 tanks at the station.
Novorossiysk 1943-2014. Soviet naval flag at the monument to Lenin.
Tanks in Kiev, 1943/2012.
Soldiers-liberators in Odessa 1944/2012.
Sevastopol,1944/2012. Soviet Marines.
Soviet infantry men in Vyborg, 1944/2011.
Soviet anti-aircraft gunners in Smolensk, 1943-2013.
Minsk 1944-2013, Independence Square.
Brest 1944-2013, Russian soldiers are coming back.
Riga 1944-2013, Lettish soldiers entering the city.
Riga, 1944-2013. Liberation from the Nazis. Soviet artillery.
Battle in Koenigsberg 1945 – Kaliningrad 2013.
Vienna 1945-2010. Infantry men.
Detachment in Vienna.
Soviet soldiers in Vienna 1945-2010.
Memorable photo in Vienna 1945-2010.
Meeting Soviet army in Prague, 1945/2010.
Forst, Germany 1945-2010. Assault of the first Ukrainian front.
Dresden, 1945-2014, inscription on the wall of the Dresden Zwinger Art Gallery. “No mines in the Museum”.
Berlin, 1945-2010, fighting for Frankfurter allee subway station.
1945-2010 Berlin, Reichstag assault.
Victory. Berlin 1945-2010.
1945-2010, Berlin. Writings on the Reichstag walls.
German soldier near the Reichstag.
Soviet tanks in Berlin.
Berlin 1945-2014. Soviet point-woman and American women–soldiers at the Brandenburg Gate.