0 Elton John Visits USSR in 1979

Elton John Visits USSR in 1979

These days a Western superstar on tour visiting Russia is no wonder. However in USSR, behind the "Iron
Curtain" visit of someone like Elton John was almost impossible, yet it happened in 1979.
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3 Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

These are the series of events that happened in Russia and some other ex-Soviet countries in 1992, twenty five
years ago. Starting with a Boris Yeltsin giving speech for both houses of US parliament, June 17, 1992.
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1 Soviet Explorers on the North Pole

Soviet Explorers on the North Pole

These photos were made in 1950s-1960s. Those are Soviet North Pole explorers, pilots and
scientists, people who spent over one year on the pole without going to the mainland.
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0 Nostalgic Photographs from USSR

Nostalgic Photographs from USSR

Yet another set of positive
photos from Soviet country.
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4 Foreign Tourist Visits USSR

Foreign Tourist Visits USSR

Photos made by a foreign tourist Zackary Hoffman on his visits to USSR in
1964-1972. Photos being made in different cities of the Soviet country.
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7 Svetlana Last Person Who Was Born in Pripyat

Svetlana Last Person Who Was Born in Pripyat

Svetlana Alexeenko is considered to be the last person who was born in Pripyat, place where nuclear power
plant exploded. She was born April 26th, 1986, ten hours after the nuclear accident happened there.
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2 Moscow Photos Back from 1867

Moscow Photos Back from 1867

Those photographs are already 140 years old. They were made from top of the
Christ the Redeemer Church in Moscow, showing panoramic views of the city.
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5 First Chechen War Photos

First Chechen War Photos

Twenty-three years ago a first Chechen war was starting taking place in this Southern region of Russia named Chechnya, or Chechen
Republic Ichkeriya at the moment the war started. Here are some photos, mainly from a Chechen capital city Grozny or "Terrible".
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5 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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