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“Glorious Past”: A Few Photos from Soviet Magazine Ogonyok

Posted on May 22, 2014 by tim


A few photos from the Soviet magazine, OGONYOK. These selected photos of Soviet photo journalists are colorful, and made to cheer up Soviet people all over the country. The first photo was entitled “In Moscow backyard” 1962.

“Valentina from Siberia with her daughter, in Crimea” 1954 (Crimea was Russian at the time).

“Chief of rabbit growers in school rabbit growing farm”, 1958

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2 Responses to ““Glorious Past”: A Few Photos from Soviet Magazine Ogonyok”

  1. Dan says:

    There is little doubt that Putin is trying to restore the power and glory of the former Soviet Union. As an American I can see that we will be entering a new adversarial relationship, but he has to do what he thinks is right for his country and people.
    The collapse of the Soviet Union was a disaster for many of it’s people. They were left without jobs, pensions, salaries. I don’t like to see that happen to anybody.
    The Soviets were a “good” enemy! The West never had to go to war with them.

  2. Mick Rogers says:

    I don’t see it that way Dan, we here in the west were ill informed mainly by the Kennedy administration, even he didn’t know half the time, the CIA did this off their own heads. Kennedy averted the crisis finally

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