- Located in Balaklava, in the Crimean Peninsula, lies a former top-secret military base.
- It was believed to be virtually indestructible and able to withstand a direct hit by a nuclear bomb.
- The Soviet-era submarine base was converted into a museum in 2003.
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The base, known as Objekt 825, was also created to house a fleet of USSR submarines should the country wish to make a retaliatory nuclear strike against the USA.
According to Ukraine.com, the base was equipped with adequate ventilation, food, fuel supply, water, and electricity for the 1,500 military personnel at the base, as well as the inhabitants of Balaklava, should a nuclear attack occur.