Tuesday, June 20, 2017



Abandoned remains of Soviet technology

Once the symbols of Russia's Cold War military might, these relics now lie abandoned in the snow. These pictures are part of Restricted Areas, a series by Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko which shows lost remnants of the USSR's materiel and technology programmes. Read more...



Moscow - One of only two VVA14 vertical take-off amphibious aircraft
to be built by the USSR


Kazakhstan - Deserted observatory once used for space observations


Samara Oblast - The world's largest diesel-run submarine lies in the snow


Kyzylorda - Abandoned stages of USSR space rockets in what is now Kazakhstan


Komi Republic - Former residential buildings in a polar
scientific town specialising in biological research

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