Russia certainly seems to be in a hurry to prepare for something. RT is reporting that 5,000 new nuclear bomb shelters will be constructed in the city of Moscow by the end of 2012. Russian authorities believe that these new shelters are urgently needed because the current nuclear bomb shelters will only hold approximately half [...]
Now why is Moscow concerned about a nuclear attack? The West is reducing its nuclear arsenal and getting weaker by the day. The West is defenseless in the face of a nuclear attack in terms of protecting its population. It has few bunkers and many of those have degraded with time.
China is also expending [...]
Thanks, to North Korea’s recent antics, Russia is planning to reactivate the 266 shelters which surround the Eastern city of Vladivostok.
With rockets flying just a few hundred kilometers away, Russian officials find it necessary to keep these shelters operational.
Vladivostok has more bunkers than any other city in the country, but only half are [...]
The Red Square, St. Basil`s Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, the Bolshoi Theatre are amongst the “standard” must-see attractions in Moscow for a foreign traveller. However, there are a number of places in Moscow foreign tourists are rarely shown. One of them is restricted USSR military object – Secured Command Post «Taganskiy» (GO-42), located 65 meters underground.
[All of the articles below are pretty old at about 10 years by 2007]
Russia is continuing a Cold War-era program to build deep underground bunkers, subways and command posts to help Moscow’s leaders flee the capital and survive a nuclear attack, The Washington Times has learned. Among the ambitious projects: a secret subway being [...]