The economically depressed villages are a stark contrast to Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital, and Almaty, its largest city, which have relatively well-developed public services and skylines that flaunt wealth generated by energy.
The amazing photos of the abandoned buildings in Kazakhstan village were taken by Vyacheslav Firsov. Vyacheslav Firsov is an urban explorer and aviation enthusiast, who travels a lot and shares his captured moments with his followers.
Hundreds of villages in Kazakhstan lack adequate infrastructure. Many have become uninhabited due to a lack of infrastructure and jobs. Poor quality roads make some villages unreachable. Unemployment and poor living conditions forced people out of the villages and led them to migrate toward the cities.