2 Faces of Soviet People in Leningrad by Sergei Podgorkov

Faces of Soviet People in Leningrad by Sergei Podgorkov

Those are photographs by Soviet photograph Sergei Podgorkov. Mostly people and their faces,
but also scenes from Soviet life in Leningrad, now St.Petersburg. From 1970s to 1990.
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0 Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Russian city Samara in late 19th Century

Some pretty awesome historical postcards about Russian city Samara during late 19th century. Some are pure magic
like this one above. You won't find such scenery now. All of them got captures so won't be boring viewing.
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1 Two days in Moscow in 1982

Two days in Moscow in 1982

So this is a kind of a time machine. Foreign tourist arrived in Moscow April 30th 1982 and stayed
there two days. He made numerous photos of what he saw around. Now we can see them too.
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1 500 American Tourists Visit Yalta and Odessa in 1960

500 American Tourists Visit Yalta and Odessa in 1960

500 American Tourists Visit Yalta and Odessa Soviet
cities in 1960. These are the photos they took.
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4 How people were spending their summer vacations in USSR

How people were spending their summer vacations in USSR

This selection of vintage colored photos can give you idea what a summer vacation for a Soviet person
could look like. "Citizens of USSR have a right for a vacation" says the slogan on top of the gate.
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2 Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Those are old photographs from Ussuriysk Siberian railway, in 1897. Sadly most of the photos have no
captions. However this one on top is Vladivostok railway station and its square in 1897.
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2 USSR Retro Beach Photos

USSR Retro Beach Photos

A nice collection of Soviet beach photos, different photographers - foreign and Russian.
And first one is from Sochi, 1956. This is Sochi "Caucasus Rivera" hotel beach.
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7 8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

8 Most Unusual Soviet MAZ Trucks That You Could Never Imagine

MAZ - abbreviated from Minsk Auto Zavod (Minsk Auto Factory) was founded in Minsk, Belarussia, USSR in 1954. It's known for its normal trucks, but besides the regular trucks it was making
some of the most interesting and weirdest trucks in the world. How about a 12x12 truck with a helicopter engine and 24 custom electric motors to turn each wheel for example?
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0 Soviet Riga in 1970s-1980s

Soviet Riga in 1970s-1980s

Riga is a capital of Latvia now, but for around 45 years it was a part
of USSR. This is how life looked there during the Soviet reign.
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0 Tallest Man in the World Was Almost Three Meter Tall and lived in Russian Empire

Tallest Man in the World Was Almost Three Meter Tall and lived in Russian Empire

Fyodor Makhnov was world known. The reason for this is because he was the tallest man in the world. With his weight around 182
kg (around 400 lbs), his stature was 285 cm  (9'4")! And a twelve-year old kid could comfortably sit in his boot.
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