Photos Kazakhstan
Photos Kazakhstan

Kurchatov - Lavrenti Beria house

The house of KGB boss Lavrenti Beria who lived in Kurchatov

Kurchatov - Shashlik stand

Shashlik sales is not what it used to be in Kurchatov since most of its inhabitants have left the city

Kurchatov - Soviet swings

Swings at a Soviet era playground in the streets of Kurchatov

Kurchatov - Kurchatov statue

Kurchatov statue in front of the former Semipalatinsk test site HQ

Kurchatov - World War II monument

World War II monument with two obelisks and a red army soldier in Kurchatov

Kurchatov - 2TE10M diesel locomotive 3213

2TE10M Diesel Locomotive Nr. 3213 somewhere near Kurchatov in Kazakhstan

Kurchatov - 2TE10M diesel locomotive 3535

2TE10M diesel locomotive 3535 seen near the first Soviet nuclear test site of Semipalatinsk

Kurchatov - TEM2U diesel locomotive 9341

TEM2U diesel locomotive Nr. 9341 pulling cargo wagons near Kurchatov in Kazakhstan

Kurchatov - UAZ-452

The UAZ-452 Tabletka 4x4 that took us trough the Steppes

Kurchatov - M-30 122 mm howitzer M1938

The M-30 122 mm howitzer M1938 used as monument near a former military building in Kurchatov

Kurchatov - Semipalatinsk test site museum

The Semipalatinsk test site museum on the main square of Kurchatov

Kurchatov - Semipalatinsk test site museum

Diorama of the Semipalatinsk test site in preparation for the fist Soviet detonation of an atomic bomb

Kurchatov - Semipalatinsk test site museum

Equipment used to detonate atomic bombs at the Semipalatinsk test site

Kurchatov - Semipalatinsk test site museum

Equipment used to measure the power of atomic bomb explosions at the Semipalatinsk test site

Kurchatov - Semipalatinsk test site museum

Powerful lenses used to film the detonation of Atomic bombs at the Semipalatinsk test site

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