5 Soviet Collective Farm Owner Builds Socialism in one Local Town

Soviet Collective Farm Owner Builds Socialism in one Local Town

Most of the Soviet collective farms were turned into private farms and then sold by parts or stay abandoned now. This farm is different. It was turned into a corporation as well but it wasn't neglected. It became a leading
farming unit in its region and started providing its people with socialistic dream conditions. It's name is "Soviet Farm of Vladimir Lenin". This is how Soviet Farm of Vladimir Lenin lives in year 2017.
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0 How St.Petersburg Most Famous Bridge Works, Being Lifted Each Night

How St.Petersburg Most Famous Bridge Works, Being Lifted Each Night

This is a photo report by Russian blogger Aslan on how the big Leningrad now St.Petersburg Alexander Nevsky bridge
is being raised at night. Probably many of you saw the picture of Leningrad with the bridge raised open.
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1 St.Petersburg in 1860s

St.Petersburg in 1860s

Probably one of the earliest photos of the city, showing the place as it was almost hundred fifty years ago. Starting with balagans
on Admiralty square. Balagan was sort of an entertainment tent or hut in Russian fairs to perform shows and circus plays.
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1 Soviet Fashion and Soviet Models

Soviet Fashion and Soviet Models

Some photos of Soviet fashion and Soviet models, demonstrating the Soviet designer
top fashion. Most of the photos made in Leningrad, but in different years.
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1 Soviet girl draws her Soviet Childhood

Soviet girl draws her Soviet Childhood

From her birth until her fifteenth birthday Zoya lived in Kiev, USSR, and while living there she was taking art classes, so she developed artistic skills. Then she left for Israel and continued taking art classes there. Then, some years after, she decided to put
her memories onto paper. She used her art skills to draw all her childhood memories - all as she remembered them before she left the USSR. Her works are a true time machine for all people who remember USSR and grew up there during that time.
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3 Soviet Youth by Life Magazine

Soviet Youth by Life Magazine

American photographer Bill Eppridge of Life magazine went to Soviet Union in 1963 to make photos about Russian life.
Here are some photos he brought back from the Soviet country. Showing pretty much well atmosphere of that time.
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4 Kiev Retired Man Turns His Hallway into a 19th Century Palace

Kiev Retired Man Turns His Hallway into a 19th Century Palace

Vladimir Chaika turned a hallway of his apartment building - a building where he got an apartment - into a 19th century palace.
What you see here is a work in a progress - not finished yet. However the man spent already sixteen years of his life.
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1 Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

Abandoned Resort for the Kremlin Elite in Georgian Switzerland

In mountain region of Georgia you can see a monument reminding us of the Soviet past. Hidden behind the Caucasian mountain ridge, Shovi resort stays forgotten for already a few decades.
Looking at the picturesque landscapes around you understand why it was called "Georgian Switzerland", one of the best place to spend your vacation during USSR "Golden Age".
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2 Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Take a look at their eyes. In June 1941 Nazi Germany attacked USSR in order to conquer and enslave its people. Soviet army
enlisted over 2,000 women snipers. Now Russian artist Olga Sh finds their photos and turn them into full color.
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0 Surgut Russian City in Taiga

Surgut Russian City in Taiga

Taiga is a forest consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches. Much of Russia from Karelia in the west to the
Pacific Ocean (including much of Siberia) is taiga. And Surgut is a  340,000 population city deep in taiga.
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