The Black Volga is the story of a black limousine that existed mainly in the 1960s and 1970s. The urban legend says the car would appear on the streets out of nowhere and used to drive on the streets from late night to early morning to abduct children and teenagers.
The Black Volga is a Polish urban legend which later that spread other parts of eastern European countries extended into other Eastern European countries such as Russia, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, and Mongolia.
Although, the car roamed around on streets at night till dawn, the legend also claimed that nobody could see the driver. Many people believed that some kind of evil spirit or power drove the car and the spirit would seek vengeance. The legend was associated with vampire theory as well.
The car was a very high end limousine with white curtains and rims that were highly polished as if in showroom condition. At that time period not many people could afford this car.
When the car was seen, it was reported to have side mirrors with horns. When it was seen by eye-witnesses in any local rea, the next day many children went missing and complaints were filed with the local police stations.
Witnesses that came forward to indicated that they had seen the Black Volga were mysteriously found dead soon after they made their report.
There are also several theories behind why the people were being kidnapped. Besides, unsolved or ghost stories, many local people believed that the children were taken to high secret facility where their blood was drained to be sold on a black market. Other theories say that children were kidnapped for the purposes of organ trade.
In 1973, a horror film was made on the legend in Poland. Synopsis of the film reads: "Throughout the 60s and 70s, rumours persisted about children being kidnapped by the KGB throughout Poland, Hungary, Romania and the Ukraine. This film details the terror that a small town in Poland experienced during a wave of abductions."
Till today the mystery of the Black Volga remains unsolved, but the legend has been passed on from one generation to another.