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    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    • Skrunda-1: Top Secret Soviet Base Turned Into Ghost Town
    © REUTERS / Ints Kalnins
    A red curtain covers a broken window in an abandoned apartment in the ghost town of Skrunda-1. April 9, 2016.

    Skrunda-1 was once a Soviet secret city located in Latvia, which housed two powerful early warning radars.

    Following the breakup of the USSR however, the radar installations were shut down and dismantled, and by 1999 Skrunda-1 became a ghost town… and a popular tourist attraction.

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