So popular National Geographic used to write much about Russia / Soviet Union as well. Here is a nice selection of Soviet images from National Geographic magazines dated 1976-78.
Railway station in Novosibirsk. A new twenty four storey hotel is being built nearby. It used to be the most famous building of the city in the 70s.
Waiting room at the station.
The room at the station for mothers with kids.
Yak-40 in the Novosibirsk airport of Tolmachevo.
A girl in the pioneer camp.