Diggers Of The Underground

Nigel Wrench traces the hidden history of the Russian capital from beneath and meets the sub-terranean explorers, archaeologists and historians who have made it their mission to study the historical, ecological, and social aspects of the Moscow underground.

Deep under Moscow a crew of diggers regularly venture, searching for the secret hideaways of Stalin and Ivan the Terrible's torture chambers.

Now they look for the ultimate prize: The forgotten Byzantine treasures of Princess Sofia.

Climbing down through manholes and wriggling into the labyrinths under Moscow Nigel Wrench explores some of the six levels beneath the city and in some places as many as 12, many of which have yet to be fully investigated.

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Nigel Wrench traces the hidden history of the Russian capital from beneath and meets the sub-terranean explorers, archaeologists and historians who have made it their mission to study the historical, ecological, and social aspects of the Moscow underground.

Deep under Moscow a crew of diggers regularly venture, searching for the secret hideaways of Stalin and Ivan the Terrible's torture chambers. Now they look for the ultimate prize: The forgotten Byzantine treasures of Princess Sofia.

Climbing down through manholes and wriggling into the labyrinths under Moscow Nigel Wrench explores some of the six levels beneath the city and in some places as many as 12, many of which have yet to be fully investigated.

20050706

Nigel Wrench traces the hidden history of the Russian capital from beneath and meets the sub-terranean explorers, archaeologists and historians who have made it their mission to study the historical, ecological, and social aspects of the Moscow underground.

Deep under Moscow a crew of diggers regularly venture, searching for the secret hideaways of Stalin and Ivan the Terrible's torture chambers.

Now they look for the ultimate prize: The forgotten Byzantine treasures of Princess Sofia.

Climbing down through manholes and wriggling into the labyrinths under Moscow Nigel Wrench explores some of the six levels beneath the city and in some places as many as 12, many of which have yet to be fully investigated.

20050706

Nigel Wrench traces the hidden history of the Russian capital from beneath and meets the sub-terranean explorers, archaeologists and historians who have made it their mission to study the historical, ecological, and social aspects of the Moscow underground.

Deep under Moscow a crew of diggers regularly venture, searching for the secret hideaways of Stalin and Ivan the Terrible's torture chambers.

Now they look for the ultimate prize: The forgotten Byzantine treasures of Princess Sofia.

Climbing down through manholes and wriggling into the labyrinths under Moscow Nigel Wrench explores some of the six levels beneath the city and in some places as many as 12, many of which have yet to be fully investigated.