Rybinsk Reservoir

The lost Russian city of Mologa rises from underneath the Rybinsk Reservoir

Located at the convergence of the Volga River and its tributary, the iconic city of Mologa existed as far back as the 12th century. However in 1935, Stalin ordered the evacuation of the historic Russian trading post for the construction of the enormous Rybinsk Reservoir and the corresponding hydroelectric power plant. (more…)