Dnipro’s rapidly falling population (from 1.3 million in the 1990s to around 900,000 today) is probably part of the reason there are so many abandoned buildings. One of the best-known attract…
"More than 40 years since construction started on the Hotel Parus yet it has still not opened for business. Some blame the fall of the Soviet Union, others cite poorly managed funds. A popular rumour is that the foundations were sinking into the River Dnieper. After the collapse of the USSR, looters became rife and stripped the building of anything of value, ...."
Amazing stuff. Sad too because its cool architecture. I would imagine now they would need to tear it down, the weather would have affected the integrity most likely. Great video Yuri... you are giving us a good education.