5 largest closed cities in Russia


A closed city or closed city is a territory where secret industrial enterprises or military facilities are located. Their borders are protected by barbed wire fences, and intruders are tracked down with state-of-the-art tracking systems.

The largest closed city in Russia with a population of 106 thousand people. Local chemical plant

In 1993

This city with a population of 78 thousand people

The settlement is famous for its picturesque lakes. There used to be a pioneer camp instead of a city. However, not everyone will be able to enjoy the local nature. You can enter the city either with a residence permit in Ozersk, or by obtaining a temporary pass.

However, Ozersk was not always attractive. In Soviet times, the environment was contaminated with radioactive waste, and in 1957 an explosion occurred at Mayak.

The Russian Federal Nuclear Center is located here —

Outside the borders of the city, they are watching as they are at the state border. All incoming vehicles are carefully inspected, and movements around the settlement are monitored by electronic means of tracking.

A city with a population of 80 thousand people. In 1946 there was

Today it

In addition to the «nuclear filling», the city produces instruments and control systems for technological processes in the nuclear industry, batteries for spacecraft, generators for submarines and other high-tech products are being built.

The perimeter of the city is fenced and well guarded, and entering a settlement without a pass will result in an administrative penalty and a fine of up to 5,000 rubles.

This settlement was literally built on bones: by its creation


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