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5 Soviet New Year Pics from the Soviet Magazine

Soviet New Year Pics from the Soviet Magazine

Posted on December 31, 2014 by tim


Soviet magazine “Ogonyok” or “little fire” was pretty much the “Times” of the Soviet epoch and featured some of the best Soviet photography of the time. So here are a few photos from the “Ogonyok” archives showing Soviet people either preparing or celebrating New Year.

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5 Responses to “Soviet New Year Pics from the Soviet Magazine”

  1. Erik says:

    Great photos of a past time .
    Thanks for bringing them out .

  2. ebrown says:

    The photo where a family decorates a New Year tree reveals how small apartments of the Soviet people were.
    The room on the photo does not have any furniture except a sofa, still the people are packed like sardines.

  3. George says:

    It is a small room, however you should see how small Japanese houses can be.
    Thanks for this post, it is really good to see how people lived & thought of themselves in the Soviet Union.
    Lol, I love the Red star decoration in the first photo.

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