Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko travelled to formerly closed areas of the old Soviet Union, where massive technological and military works aimed to project Soviet power have been left abandoned in the icy wastes.
Secret city Chelyabinsk-40, which was not marked on the maps until 1994. The first Soviet nuclear bomb was created there. In 1964 there was the first nuclear catastrophe, one of the largest in history and equal in scale to Chernobyl. It stayed secret thanks to the fact that wind was blowing east. It is still impossible to enter the city unless one has special permission or relatives living there. Russia, Chelyabinsk region, 2013
[Photos © Danila Tkachenko]
There's a book - Restricted Areas.