4 Photos of Soviet Counter Culture Youth

Photos of Soviet Counter Culture Youth

In late USSR there were youngsters who wanted to look different, even it was formally banned to differ from others. You could be easily getting a compulsory haircut in school if your hair was too long and
you was a boy, and coming at school dressed like somebody on these photos would make you a target for sure. However, no matter how high were the risks kids were killing it with their looks.
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0 Color Photos of Soviet Airborne Trooper Forces

Color Photos of Soviet Airborne Trooper Forces

"Nobody but us" was there motto. A color photo collection of Soviet paratroopers, the
cutting edge forces of Russian army. Only the fittest were conscripted into those forces.
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1 Private Photos of Soviet Officers Fighting a War in Angola

Private Photos of Soviet Officers Fighting a War in Angola

It's no wonder the Soviet state was helping some sides in the Angola war. Here are some photos of Russian veterans from their
private albums. Rarely seen private photos of Soviet pilots, tank commanders and other officers who fought on Angolan ground.
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0 Russian Expo in New York in 1959

Russian Expo in New York in 1959

In June 1959, there was a Russian (Soviet) expo in New York, where the Soviet country presented
their best achievements, and LIFE magazine visited the event and took these photos.
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0 German Tourist Visits Moscow in 1955

German Tourist Visits Moscow in 1955

Another series of photos taken by a foreign tourist in the Soviet
country. This time a German tourist took these photos in Moscow in 1955.
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0 First Russian Color Photos by Pyotr Vedenisov

First Russian Color Photos by Pyotr Vedenisov

Only a few photographers were taking color photos of pre-Communist Russia. Pyotr Vedenisov was one of them. He used autochrome technology for
taking these photos. Around 150 such photos survive since that time, showing the period of 1909-1914 Russia. Here are some of them.
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5 Awesome Collection of Russian Vintage Photos Colorized

Awesome Collection of Russian Vintage Photos Colorized

Awesome collection of the old Russia photos
colorized, starting with this Russian Emperor Family.
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1 Russian Last Tsar Nicholas II Fooling Around

Russian Last Tsar Nicholas II Fooling Around

These photos were made in 1899 in Darmstadt, Germany. Here you can see last Russian emperor Tsar Nicholas II is fooling around together with
his wife and friends - Danish princess, Duchess of Darmstadt and prince of Greece Nicholas. Nothing human wasn't foreign to them.
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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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