4 Russian photos from the 1990s

Russian photos from the 1990s

Posted on December 16, 2018 by tim

Luxury and poor people in the same time at that time. Very contrast, very cool. Over thirty fresh found photos from the Russia in 90s. A period of transition from a Soviet state to now.

Young Russian violin player on the streets of Moscow 93

First Chechen war.

Soviet army withdrawal from Europe (Germany had over million Soviet troops in Soviet times)

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov


Slot machines were very legal – kids could play instead arcades.

First comptuters were a dream

Dream setup of any gamer.

Prices for Inet access.

Solzhenitsyn has returned.

Yeltsin with some foreign guy


A Rutskoi during the parliament siege with his bodyguard in office.

Belarus shortages with gas

An apartment in the Moscow, 1992

Russian soldier in Chechnya getting warm by burning bills. 1995, GosBank Chechnya.

Russian president of Chechnya with a Chechen terrorist.

Grozny 1995

War in Chechnya was a thing.

Interogation of the captured Chechen man


Dagestan, 2000

Ronald Reagan had a message for the people of USSR (on the new year even 1985)

Russian pop band member (dead very soon)

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4 responses to “Russian photos from the 1990s”

  1. Douglas says:

    We see babushkas looking for food in a trash bin. In 2018 that still is happening. The Russian State pension for retired people is uniform and very low. It makes older people to live in perpetual poverty.

  2. Katya says:

    “Yeltsin with some foreign guy”, he was G. Bush Sr.

  3. Indy says:

    “Russian president of Chechnya with a Chechen terrorist.” : little mistake there.

    Should have been: “Russian collaborator with a Chechen freedom fighter.”

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