We keep telling you about events that happened in the Soviet Union in 1961 as described by Life Magazine. Click here to read Part 1.
May’s Day, 1961.
A tactical missile launcher.
A military parade was held in front of the Mausoleum on Red Square.
Minister of Defense R. Malinovsky.
A gymnastics display on Red Square.
Participants of the demonstration.
Moskvich Director V. Polyakov. (Moskvich was a factory manufacturing cars).
A female operator of the automatic sorting machine.
“Communism is meant to win”.
A lunch hour at Moskvich.
One of the workers of the factory.
A monument to J. Stalin situated on the factory’s territory.
The factory produced both real and toy cars.
Female workers of a factory producing watches, Moscow.
A bearing plant in Moscow.
A lady sorting out bearings.
A machine-tool plant.
A worker of its assembly shop.
An assembly line.
Eddie Fisher and wife Elizabeth Taylor arrive in Russia to attend Moscow’s movie festival.
Ballerina Anastasia Stevens (on the left), Eddie Fisher and actress Selestina Yasimova.
Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher with Soviet actors and actresses.
Elizabeth Taylor attends Moscow’s movie festival.