Promyshlennyi

Life in Russia

For around twenty years this small town in the central of part Russia has been abandoned. But what would drive these people to leave their homes in large numbers so the town of Promyshlennyi would become deserted and desolate left to waste away? One can almost see the people who once lived here roaming the streets, having conversation, raising their families then suddenly it’s all gone, why?

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At the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union the government was in disarray and short on money financially, because of this it stopped financially supporting small towns in the middle of no where that had no strategic importance. Sadly this is the result of this.

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Because the state ran all of the amenities such as telecoms and electricity for the city, the people of Promyshlennyiwere were left to fend for themselves without even the possibility of calling someone from a neighbouring…

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