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    Inside Pripyat Police Station And The Backyard

    The Pripyat Police station is located on the street Vulytsya Lesi Ukrayinky and was only 1,5 years old when the catastrophe occurred. It was a modern facility which still was in service many years after the disaster. Enjoy a tour of the Pripyat Police station and the truck graveyard och the backside. More

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    The T-34 Battle Monument At Siivertsi

    T-34 tank monuments aren’t rare in the former Eastern Bloc, and of course, Estonia got its share. This is the short story behind one of them, the T-34 monument at Siivertsi, in eastern Estonia. More

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    Became Soviet’s Worst Serial Killer After 42 Years Of Impotence

    The Soviet worst serial killer was probably also one of the sickest in the world. For 13 years, he could live his fantasies before justice deprived him of his life. This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo – a monster created by sexual frustration. More

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    Back To Chernobyl

    April 26, 1986, a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant located in Ukraine. About 250,000 people were evacuated from the nearby town of Pripyat and nearby villages. Polluted clouds spread far north, but the most affected areas were Ukraine and Belarus. Even in northern Sweden, increased levels of radioactive deposition from the world’s […] More

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    What Does Lenin Point To?

    Lenin was one of the most depicted people behind the iron curtain. Most major cities had a bust or statue of the man who started the bloody Russian Revolution. The city of Narva in Estonia is no exception. What does Lenin actually point to? More

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    EMW – East Germany’s BMW Copy

    Have you heard of EMW? Did not think so. EMW was East Germany’s answer to BMW and was identical in several ways. The reason was a World War and a Europe divided into the East and West. More

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    The KGB Museum In Vilnius – Once Lithuania’s Hell

    In Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania is in the city center a house where the horror previously lived. This infamous house was until 1991 a place many would rather die than to be locked in into. Welcome to the feared security police house. More

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    Dangerous Abandoned Hospital In Pripyat Chernobyl

    An abandoned hospital in the city of Pripyat, 10 kilometers north of Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Most places in Pripyat now have relatively harmless levels of radiation with one exception – The Hospital in Pripyat. More

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    Meet Ivan Semenyuk – The Hero Of Chernobyl

    Ivan Semenyuk lives alone in a village that previously had more than 600 inhabitants. After forced relocation in connection with the nuclear accident, he returned here with his wife despite the ban of the authorities. This is how Ivan lives today, 25 km from the irrigated reactor. More

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    Traces Of War on Latvian Beaches

    On the beaches of the Baltic Sea are today remnants of what would constitute a defense in a war. A war in which, in the worst cases, nuclear weapons could decide the winner. Welcome to Liepaja in Latvia – And the former closed military city Karosta! More

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    Abandoned Resort For Soviet Communist Officials

    So far to the east of the European Union, you can get, is in many ways an abandoned summer resort. Here had the communist officials the time of their life, but now the beach is empty. This is Narva Jöessu in East Estonia. More

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