Photographs of Lenin statues in the former Soviet Union. These fifteen monuments to Lenin are still standing in the former USSR.
former USSR Blog Posts
Exploring an abandoned former Medical Centre in Sukhumi, Abkhazia. Get off the beaten path in the Caucasus where the urbexing options are endless.
Off-the-beaten-path places to visit in Abkhazia: Bzypta. Soviet bus stops, mosaics, abandoned buildings and a Lenin statue in Northern Abkhazia.
A travel guide on what to do in Yerevan, Armenia with a map of locations, and including off-the-beaten-path ideas for alternative things to see in Yerevan.
Cinema Rossiya (Russia) in Vinnytsia (Vinnytsya), Ukraine. Completed in the 1960s. Now abandoned. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Expocenter of Ukraine (Pavillon 13/Coal Industry Pavilion) in Kiev, Ukraine. Completed in 1967. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.
A short history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991. A guide for those travellers to the former USSR who want to learn about the history of the region.
How to get from Varna to Chisinau via the Danube Delta. A step-by-step guide on how to travel from Bulgaria to Moldova via Romania by public transport.
Photographs of some of our favourite examples of Soviet mosaics in the former USSR. These mosaics are perfect examples of art in post-Soviet states.
Get off the beaten track in Moldova with our guide to visiting Comrat in the autonomous region of Gagauzia. What to see in Comrat with a map of locations.
An updated guide to Soviet architecture in Chisinau. Fans of Soviet buildings, monuments and mosaics will find plenty to explore in the capital of Moldova.