The crumbling of the USSR has left behind hundreds of monuments and artifacts which were never finished. The scale of some of these constructions and the man power invested into them is truly a grand sight, but a sad one as well. The bright future never arrived for the hopeful people. Here are 6 most interesting wonders of the USSR left to their fate.
The submarine base on the Crimean coast called Balaclava used to be a government secret but is now just another tourist attraction.
You can find many abandoned giant radar antennas which cost huge amounts of money to build scattered around industrial and defense areas of Russia.
The town of Promyshlenny (Industrial).
More than 10 thousand people lived and worked here in the early 90's, but when the socialism era ended the residents were forced to abandon and start from scratch.
An abandoned Gulag camp in Siberia.
These wooden barracks were used to keep political prisoners at some point. Now they're just rotting away, left at nature's mercy.
Bunkers along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean.
This complex of bunkers is located near Vladivostok, and was originally designed as protection against potential Japanese attacks.