While most people will be familiar with the Soviet War Memorial at Treptow and Tiergarten, hardly any tourists visit the Soviet War Memorial in the Schönholzer Heide. This is such a pity because the memorial is beautiful.Read More »Soviet War Memorial on Schönholzer Heide
Overlooking the bay in Tallinn, this is where you will find the Maarjamäe Memorial Complex. This ensemble of memorials dates from Soviet times, back in the 1970s, and it’s easy to spot from the city centre because of its sizeable concrete obelisk dedicated to the Defenders of the Soviet Union.
Vogelsang used to be more than just a Soviet military base. This place used to be a city filled with secrets and soldiers, but today, it lies empty in Brandenburg while rots away in the middle of a forest.Read More »Vogelsang: Exploring an Abandoned Soviet Military Base north of Berlin
It started a couple of years ago, out of nowhere, but it took part of my life. Sometimes, when I travel around Europe, I look for him. Sometimes, I wonder where I can find Lenin in Berlin.
It feels like an unusual archeological expedition, and I have documented most of the times I stumbled upon Lenin around Europe. Read More »All the locations that we found Lenin in Berlin
Berlin’s history left a lot of marks on the city and most of this marks can be seen in the city architecture. From the Kingdom of Prussia to the Soviets, a lot of people had ambitious projects in the german capital and they left this city with a pretty unique visual.
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When we moved to Berlin back in 2012, we didn’t know anything about soviet memorials. Nothing at all. And I believe this lack of knowledge made us even more curious about everything and anything soviet.
The first time I was around the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park was less than six months after moving to Berlin. I remember that I was bored back home and I decided to walk from our house close to Rathaus Neukölln to the Spree River and that is how I managed to find the Treptower Park.