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The Rusty Technoporn Of Nuclear Russia [May. 2nd, 2011|12:46 pm]
Warren Ellis

Two lovely photo-essays at English Russia today.

The Base Of Human Exterminators shows a missile complex that’s been turned into a museum.

The fuel filler’s suit. The rocket fuel is one of the strongest poisons: a drop of it on the skin entails the death.

The Place That Stalkers Would Love To Visit illustrates a half-built and abandoned Missile Division command post.

The sphere was designed to enable survival during a nuclear war.  A hollow metal ball was built inside a large mine. Then a huge 4-story module block was suspended on huge shock absorbers inside of it. It contained control and communications equipment, life support systems and rest rooms.

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