After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many Soviet bases and monuments were left to crumble, never repurposed or reused. These memorials to the USSR stretch across Eastern Europe and Asia, a more global view of a modern nation's ruins.

Eric Lusito took these images and more for his book After the Wall - Traces of the Soviet Empire.

[After the Wall via Nerdcore]

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

Mig-21, Mongolia

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

Area 120, Mongolia. Military building constructed 1982. The slogan reads: Glory to Communist Party of Soviet Union.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

Area 3D, Kazakhstan. Built in in 1956 as a ground station to track Sputnik, the first manned satellite.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

During the Soviet era, many military personnel, support staff and their families were stationed in and around Choibalsan, Mongolia.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

Base situated close to the northern edge of the Gobi desert, Mongolia.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

The oath of allegiance of the Soviet soldier, Germany.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

‘To our Motherand'. Soviet Navy base, Latvia.

Abandoned Ruins of the Soviet Empire

‘Victory starts here!'. Sports hall, Latvia.