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  • Beautiful Country House in Abandoned Village of Pogorelovo

    There is a picturesque region, stretching along the banks of the Vigi river. It is located between Suda and Chukhloma: about 340 miles from Moscow. 25 years ago there was the village of Pogorelovo, the first written mention of which dates back to the beginning of the 17th century. Today, there is not much left […] More

  • Abandoned Village of Kirovsky

    What looks like an image from a surreal apocalyptic movie is actually the apartment complex left behind from the former fishing village of Kirovsky. Located in Russian Kamchatka Krai, the former fishing community is now completely abandoned, left open to the forces of nature. More

  • Abandoned Town of Gudym: The Secret Missile Base in Chukotka

    Among the variety of abandoned military bases in post-Soviet Russia, Anadyr-1 (Gudym) is possibly the eeriest one. Located in the close proximity to the ideological enemy – the United States of America, it used to store nuclear warheads for the missile base which had targeted Alaska, Washington state, California and South Dakota. Today, Russia is […] More

  • An Abandoned Fairytale Castle in Zaklyuchie

    Russia is beautiful. Almost everywhere, from Sakhalin to Kaliningrad, there are curious places to visit. Even in the midst of the bustling city, one can find an old and abandoned building with its own unique story. This particular one can be found in the beautiful, forested area, somewhere between Moscow and St. Petersburg. The mansion […] More