Wishlisted by Matt Mayer
The Soviet Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) based in the City of Dubna, Russia was the first to claim the discovery of the highly radioactive element 105 in 1968, closely followed by the American Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1970. A three decade squabble over what to name this and related elements was finally resolved in 1993 with the naming of Dubnium. Today in Dubna you can visit the Museum of the History of Science and Technology run by JINR where you may bump into one of the more than 1200 scientific researchers based in the town. The city is also home to one the worlds tallest statues of Lenin, at 25m high.
Moscow Oblast, Russia