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Wrangel Island is Russian island located in Arctic Ocean between East-Siberian and Chukotskoye Seas (Chukotka autonomous okrug). The island is the part of Wrangel natural reserve and has the status of UNESCO World Heritage from 2004.

Unfortunately like a lot of other territories of Russian Arctic the region was used as Soviet military outpost and here is the result. The photos were captured by Gorshkov Sergey.

Wrangel Island, Russia pollution view 1

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The photos were captured somewhere on the territory of Lipetsk oblast by Stas Korniyenko.

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The following abandoned wooden church is located in Barabanovo village of Krasnoyarsk krai of Russia. The church was constructed in 1857 and the last service was in the late fifties of 20th century.  The photos were captured by Dmitry Yurlagin (all pictures are clickable).

Krasnoyarsk krai, Russia abandoned wooden church 1

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Oct/10

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Abandoned churches of Tver oblast

Not a long time ago from the historical point of view the following churches located in Tver oblast of Russia were full of people from the surrounding areas. And here are the scenic pictures of what we have today captured by Frantsouzov Denis (all photos are clickable).

Tver oblast, Russia abandoned church view 1

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Oct/10

8

Abandoned military base of Russian North

The following pictures show the remains of Soviet military base located on Kolskiy peninsula (Murmansk oblast). Photos by miph.

Kolskiy peninsula, Russia abandoned military base view 1

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Jul/10

22

The flooded church of Vologda oblast photos

The following church built in 1790 is located in the former village of Krokhino (Vologda oblast) flooded in the beginning of 1960th with the construction of Volga-Baltic Canal.

The church was standing on the upland and survived the flooding but was abandoned. And here are the views of the present state of the church by shtish. The last picture is the photo of the church captured in the year of 1910.

Vologda oblast, Russia flooded church view

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The following beautiful photos were captured on the territory of Ryazan oblast (region) by kamienczanka. The pictures once again make us think of what a number of beautiful architectural monuments are located on the territory of Russia.

Ryazan oblast, Russia architecture view

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The following photos of abandoned and working churches and cathedrals were captured in the small village of Shkin’ and its surroundings located  in Moskovskaya oblast of Russia. The pictures were taken by neringa_iris (the photos are clickable).

Podmoskovye Russia church view

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Jun/10

5

Abandoned Russian airbase photos

There are a lot of abandoned military objects on the territory of Russia and other Former Soviet Union countries, but most of them are looted by local people. And here are the sceneries of the former airbase that remained almost intact. The photos were captured by netwind.

Abandoned Russian airbase view

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The following cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Ryazan oblast. Unfortunately it is abandoned and needs a restoration. The photos were captured by Denis Frantsouzov.

Ryazan oblast, Russia beautiful cathedral view

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