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The towers at the Frankfurter Tor in Berlin were built as part of a monumental socialist boulevard, the Stalinallee (renamed to Karl-Marx-Allee after Stalin's death). The Stalinallee was a flagship project of East Germany's reconstruction programme after the second World War. The towers which..

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Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine

The history of this Cyclopean monument to Cold War megalomania (referred to at various times as «The Arc», “Steelyard”, “Russian Woodpecker” and “brain burner”) began in 1946 when Soviet engineer N.I. Kabanov initially proposed the idea of the developing a system for the early detection of enemy..

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