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Chkalovsk, Secret City

 

Paper showcasing photographic reportage by Italian photographer Federico Merlo. Chkalovsk, and old nuclear city responsible for the first Soviet nuclear bomb is now a forgotten city where 80% of the buildings are empty and memory is the only thing that keeps it alive.