A photographer from the Ural city of Yekaterinburg, Anastasia Popelskaya, and her husband Dmitry chanced upon an abandoned house giving off steam – so they investigated. Nothing could prepare them for what they witnessed inside.
Dmitry told local paper E1.ru (in Russian) that the steam was constantly changing the form of the icy growths.
"We were taking photos for about 40
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