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"Pozharnov. Ghost city not far from Moscow. It's been abandoned since the nuclear accident there 30 years ago."
Wonder Woman[src]

Pozharnov is a small, abandoned city located in northern Russia.


20th century

Nuclear incident

In 1987, the nuclear plant of the town had a meltdown, leading to the slow decay of the area.[1]

21st century

Battle of Pozharnov

On January 26, 2017, Pozharnov became the base of operation for Steppenwolf and his army of parademons. After collecting all the Mother Boxes, he tried to recreate the Unity, but the Mother Boxes were disabled and he was ultimately slain by the Justice League.[1] The Daily Planet published an article regarding the battle and the extensive damaged it caused to the city.[2]

Behind the scenes

  • The nuclear incident event shares similarites to the Chernobyl disaster. However, this event happened in Ukraine.
  • The military town Skrunda-1 in Latvia was photographed and digitally recreated as a basis for Pozharnov.[3]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Terrio, Chris, Beall, Will (writers) & Snyder, Zack (writer and director) (March 18, 2021). Zack Snyder's Justice League.
  2. Gayden, Henry, Lemke, Darren (writer) & Sandberg, David F. (director) (April 5, 2019). Shazam!.
  3. "Justice League" - Movie-Locations.com