0 Vintage Photos of the Moscow made in 1970s

Vintage Photos of the Moscow made in 1970s

Vintage photos from the Moscow.
 City is much different now.
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3 It’s The Only Wide Body IL-86 Soviet Plane

It’s The Only Wide Body IL-86 Soviet Plane

That's the only IL-EightSixy with a wide form body frame. In the NATO classification it was called A
Camber plane. Over hundred planes were made but the only in museum is this plane we see today.
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0 An American Photographer Visits Moscow ’65

An American Photographer Visits Moscow ’65

He was travelling to Russia having camera with him. This what
took his eye in Moscow - many pictures let's them see:
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0 An Experimental Soviet Swamp 8×8 Truck GAZ-62B the Grandfather of BTR

An Experimental Soviet Swamp 8×8 Truck GAZ-62B the Grandfather of BTR

This 8x8 was an experimental Soviet vehicle became a predecessor of a famous Soviet army 8x8 BTR vehicle. However in the beginning it
was just a peaceful purpose vehicle but proved itself so good in cross terrain conditions they decided to build a BTR on it:
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2 Photos of St.Petersburg in 1990s

Photos of St.Petersburg in 1990s

1990s was a special time in history of Russia - first years of absolute freedom after 70 years of a communist party reign. People were left to themselves - go out and survive somehow - so from
one hand a tremendous luxury appeared for some and tremendous poverty for others. The rest were somewhere in the middle, and this are some photos from St.Petersburg at that time:
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3 Restoration of K-175 Kovrovets Vintage Soviet Motorcycle

Restoration of K-175 Kovrovets Vintage Soviet Motorcycle

Man got a a vintage Soviet motorcycle K-175 Kovrovets. He had warm nostalgic feelings about this model because he shortly owned one when he was a kid. And now
he got it again and decided to restore this vintage model in not its best shape. And here is the process and what he got at the end is really nice:
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2 Photos of the Foreigner Traveling Thru Trans Siberia Railway in 1965

Photos of the Foreigner Traveling Thru Trans Siberia Railway in 1965

A German tourist, also a photographer has came to Soviet Union in year 1965 as a traveler. He at first stayed in Moscow and then decided to take a most long road
across the Russia - the Trans Siberia railroad from Moscow city to Vladivostok (on Pacific Ocean shore near Japan). These are a few of his photographs:
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6 A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

In September 1963, fifty five years ago, french citizen Julien Galeotti came to Vienna from Kiev. He was expelled from Soviet Union that day. His story became seven years before that. For the first time he arrive to USSR from Nice,
trying to look like a normal tourist and a worker of French TV. However he instantly attracted attention of KGB and was suspected to be a spy, also was nicknamed as a "The Moustache".  Here are his photos and his story.
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1 An Abandoned Steam Machine in Siberian Woods

An Abandoned Steam Machine in Siberian Woods

  A Krasnoyarsk traveller found an old British steam engine in a Siberian taiga forest. This thing is a
material proof of a gold rush that was happening on the shores of Enisey river in middle of 19th century.
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3 Russia in 1990s on the photos of Sergei Kiselev

Russia in 1990s on the photos of Sergei Kiselev

Russian photographer Sergei Kiselev had his own gloomy view of the country in the 1990s, rubicon years - turning times from
"communism to capitalism". That's why all of his photos were made in black in white and here they are for your viewing pleasure:
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