IMF Executive Board decides on $1.8 billion conditional loan for GreeceBusiness & Economy July 21, 3:34
Earthquake of 6.7 magnitude hits off Turkey’s western coast - seismological centerWorld July 21, 2:58
ExxonMobil launches legal challenge to finding it violated US sanctions against RussiaBusiness & Economy July 21, 1:36
Russian Knights aerobatic team to perform at Dubai airshowMilitary & Defense July 20, 21:28
Russia looks to its Navy to become world secondMilitary & Defense July 20, 19:10
ExxonMobil disagrees with US Treasury Department’s decision to assess fineBusiness & Economy July 20, 18:45
Putin signs decree on Russia’s navy policy until 2030Russian Politics & Diplomacy July 20, 18:39
Putin personally congratulates human rights champion Alexeyeva on her 90th birthdaySociety & Culture July 20, 18:20
Russian boxer Povetkin reinstated into WBO’s ratings, ranked eighthSport July 20, 18:08
On September 14, 1935, a decision was made in the USSR to start construction of the Rybinsk Reservoir. During the construction, the town of Mologa was evacuated and engulfed by water.
The evacuation started in 1937 and lasted for 4 years. In the 1930's there were over 900 buildings in Mologa, the population was around 7,000 people.
This August, the city's remains, having been under water since 1940's, appeared again due to low water level in the Rybinsk Reservoir.
Other cities abandoned due to economic difficulties, warfare, natural and industrial disasters in this photo gallery by ITAR-TASS.