5 Old Moscow Photo Collection, Part III

Old Moscow Photo Collection, Part III

Posted on December 16, 2012 by team


We continue to publish photographs of old Moscow of different periods. Today we have a mixture of pictures: some are dated 1913-14 and 1927-1929, others are of the later period. Streets, shops, hotels, cafes as they were in Moscow of the days forever gone.

Also see previous parts: 1, 2.


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These are graduates of the Academy of Communist Education.

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5 Responses to “Old Moscow Photo Collection, Part III”

  1. John from Kansas says:

    A very nice series of photos. Thanks for posting.

  2. radical history says:

    Love the old pics. That’s Lavrenti Beria at the microphones on the Mausoleum; this would be in March 1953.

  3. L R Tuggle says:

    Re: Beria By June 1953 he was in the basement of the Lubjanka with a bullet in his head. Re: Graduates of the Communist Academy of Education All these hopeful faces looking to a future they could not conceive. How many wound up shot, imprisoned or in the Gulag for reasons they could not understand. Probably the majority and they were the true believers.

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