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2 Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years

Posted on April 13, 2017 by tim


Russian Queen Ekaterina has founded Kherson as a fortress and shipbuilding dock in 1778. It was first ever Russian Black Sea Navy base. Soviet power over Kherson was established in 1920 after a short Russian Civil War.  Biggest population of Kherson ever  – 365,000 people – was in 1989, right before the USSR collapse. Then it became a part of a independent Ukraine. Let’s see some photos of the place during the Soviet reign:

Glory to USSR

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2 Responses to “Soviet Ukraine: Photos of City of Kherson in Different Years”

  1. m_ says:

    Wow. It’s like watching photos from today’s DPRK.

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