Post-Soviet wooden district of Kirov city
Today I have made a little walk at the district Veresniki district of Kirov. Kirov is a Russian city with a population of 500.000 people. It was industrial in a soviet time and some factories work till today. In general, the city is nice and has most of the facilities you need. But it’s not Moscow, Sankt Petersburg, or Kazan, it’s much smaller and the local budget has less money.
There was a fire, the wall was burning. As you can see the fire was stopped by a fire crew, but the house is not repaired yet. People still live here. Things are slowly changing, these types of houses are slowly replaced by the modern ones, and life is slowly changing for the better way. You can see normal cars there, now a luxury, but not rusty tin cans at all. People who walked back and forward were not alcoholics, they were just normal people, saving money to move to another place. Or probably they just moved here from a remote village or another country, who knows.
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