Kadykchan - Russian ghost town from Soviet era

Kadykchan - Russian ghost town from Soviet era (Google Maps)
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By kjfitz @ 2008-07-16 11:35:25
Kadykchan was one of many small Russian cities that fell into ruin when the Soviet Union collapsed. Residents were forced to move to gain access to services like running water, schools and medical care. The state moved them out over a period of two weeks, and they were taken to other towns and provided with new housing. Once a tin mining town of 12,000 people, the city is now desolate. In their hurry to leave, residents left their belongings behind in their homes, so you can now find aging toys, books, clothing and other objects throughout the empty city.
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