Monday, January 21, 2019

POTD: Abandoned Mining Town of Inylcheck in eastern Kyrgyzstan

Source: "'Soviet grandeur has turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland': Haunting photos show once-thriving industrial towns in the USSR that have been left to ruin"--Daily Mail. According to the article, this particular town was developed in the 1980s to house and service miners, but that most of the inhabitants left when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. More photos from this and other locations at the link.

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