More than 82,000 people are living within the “Orwellian” scenario in Vladimir Putin’s Russia, where their every move is being monitored by Kremlin spies, the documentary claims.
Cut off from the rest of the country, it lies within the walled city of Ozyorks in the Chelyabinsk Oblast region – code named City 40. Its residents are living in a Soviet petri dish, next to a “lake of death” where almost all of Vlad’s nuclear arsenal is stockpiled from the Cold War.
Around 12% of the population are employed by a plutonium handling facility that rose to prominence before the Soviet Union’s collapse. It appears to be business as usual for the plant, after Putin ducked out of a nuclear peace deal meeting with the US this year. A brand new Netflix documentary called City 40 reveals most of its population are now suffering from cancer.