Oxygen plant

Заброшенная территория завода

The history of the development of oxygen production in Kyiv began in the pre-war period, when, with the growth of the industrial potential of the region, a significant need for oxygen and acetylene arose. By the beginning of 1941, production buildings were built and the Kiev oxygen plant received domestically produced equipment manufactured by the … Read more

Building of the Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology

Корпус института социальной и судебной психиатрии и наркологии

On the border of Kirillovskaya Grove and Babi Yar a dense “wall” of tall trees hides another abandoned object in Kyiv – the unfinished building of the Institute of Social and Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology. The unfinished building has no history as such, so we can only make do with assumptions. In all likelihood, the … Read more

Kyiv Motorcycle Plant

Киевский мотоциклетный завод

The Kiev Motorcycle Plant was created in September 1945 on the basis of the former Armored Repair Plant No. 8. The first model, a single-seater light class motorcycle K-1B “Kievlyanin”, was manufactured in 1946 according to the documentation of the Wanderer-1Sp motorcycle using equipment received as reparations from Germany. Initially, the engine for the Kievlyanin … Read more