Above: a Soviet era slogan in ghost town Yona, near Kovdor.
A 4WD truck, with a camper in tow, complete with a driver with 30 years of accident-free record (something tells me a big one is coming), a qualified translator, and all-around fixer (Uncle Pasha himself in all of these roles), with secretarial support from the home office (usually provided by Alexandra) is available to filming crews and serious explorers of the area.
The Dyatlov Pass Incident was filmed in Kirovsk.
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Kandalaksha and area offer a huge variety filming backdrops. Sea, ice, and snow is our main asset. Hills too. If you need decays and neglect that’s most definitely it. Hills and the sea make seasons co-exist. In early June it is spring by the sea but you can still find fields of snow in the hills. It Kandalaksha it is late fall in the middle of October but in Monchegorsk, 100km north, it will be deep winter. See Categories > Filmimg & photography and posts tagged Filming Locations.
Ulitsa Frunzhe, abandoned military barracks. Acres and acres of surreal ruins with life still simmering among them.
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Probably the most surreal place I’ve ever seen.