Eerie drone footage: Russia’s ‘Plague Fort’ where scientists battled death and lost

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Drone captured abandoned 'Plague fortress' from Tsar Alexander I era.

This water-bound, bean-shaped fort, built on an artificial island near St. Petersburg, Russia, was once the site of a research laboratory focused on the study of the plague. Two staff members were accidentally infected with the plague and died. The place is now often called "the Plague Fort" in dubious honor of this history.

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