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Daily Archives: November 9th, 2009

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Uralmarsh: The unusual graveyard in the industrial Uralmarsh area of Ekaterinburg, Russia, sits in a tree-lined reserve in what became one of Russia’s most violent gangster zones following the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. Photo: BARCROFT

The dead are captured in a variety of poses looking tough, relaxed, and even one – strangely – chatting on the telephone.

One of the men brought to life by his image even features a gold watch and ring that stands out against the black stone.