The Moscow-based Kosmaj Project uses drone technology to take awe-inspiring shots from across the New East and beyond.
The two-person team — Alexander Sukharyev and Anastasia Ria — publish their images of gently undulating urban sprawls, hidden glimpses of abandoned buildings, and soaring landscapes across Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Both were inspired to start work after visiting spomeniks across former Yugoslavia, with the Kosmaj monument close to Belgrade lending itself to both the company’s name and logo.
The team began work in the Russian capital before slowly expanding their horizons, preparing for each trip with hours of meticulous planning.
“All of these abandoned places can be found on the Internet: you just need to know how to search for them,” the pair say. “Our project’s motto is that there are no inaccessible places — just inappropriate people.”