1 300 Years Of the Romanovs Dynasty: Exhibition In Kostroma

300 Years Of the Romanovs Dynasty: Exhibition In Kostroma

Here we present the photos taken from blogger humus and depicting the Kostroma
exhibition held in 1913 in honor of the 300th anniversary of the Romanov's dynasty.
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3 The Ghost City of Akarmara

The Ghost City of Akarmara

We have already posted about the ghost city of Akarmara in Abkhazia in winter. But the spring reveals the new image of the place... About thirty years ago it was a city for the Soviet elite, had unusual architecture
whose projects were partially realized with help of imprisoned German architecs and builders. Akarmara had a develped infrastructure and was a home for 5000 wealthy people. Today it hardly has 100...
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3 Family Photos of Nicholas II Colorized by His Daughter

Family Photos of Nicholas II Colorized by His Daughter

They say that Russian previous Tsar Nicholas II was an avid photographer and had his personal collection of self made photographs. They included some informal shots like his daughter making funny faces etc. His third
daughter, Maria, was fond of photography too so she colorized some of his works herself by hand. So here are a few of those photos together with some other family photos of Nicholas II of Russia:
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7 Highly Secret Soviet Communication Center Under the Ground

Highly Secret Soviet Communication Center Under the Ground

Government and military communication has been important in all times. In the time of a cold war it was crucial to provide faultless information transfer even in the conditions of a nuclear conflict. With such a purpose the system of fortified undeground communication
centers was created in the USSR. They were used to transfer the commands to the western force groups located in the Warsaw Pact countries and elsewhere. Today we're going to show the pictures taken by a blogger deletant who visited one of such centers.
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4 Road Safety Posters From the Soviet Past

Road Safety Posters From the Soviet Past

Here is a cool collection of vintage posters appealing to Soviet people for caution on the roads. Today
we have much more dense traffic but for some reason safety posters are not popular anymore.
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5 Faces of Russian Women and Men in Color from World War 2

Faces of Russian Women and Men in Color from World War 2

An awesome collection of color (or colorized) photos devoted to the faces of people participating in World War 2 from Russian side -
soldiers, commanders, nurses, snipers, sailors, pilots - you name it. Pretty much standing out in such vivid color. Take a look!
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51 Ukrainian People Greet Nazi Germans

Ukrainian People Greet Nazi Germans

Looks like at least some people in Soviet Ukraine were really happy when Nazis arrived to their land in 1941. Just
see this selection of Ukrainian people showing hospitality to the Soviet enemy - German Wermacht soldiers.
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2 The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

The Museum of the Contemporary History In Moscow

Another interesting place we're about to visit is the State Central Museum of Contemporary History in
Moscow whose exhibits are related to the period of the new history of Russia, XX century.
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2 Moscow: the Great Kremlin Palace

Moscow: the Great Kremlin Palace

The Great Kremlin Palace is one of the most massive constructions in the Moscow Kremlin. It was built in 1849 to symbolize the new Moscow but old structures of the
Kremlin also remained untouched, so the Great Kremlin Palace is connected with the Terem Palace and the Hall of the Facets, each of them are parts of the whole.
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18 Moldavia in Soviet Times

Moldavia in Soviet Times

So Moldavia was a sunny Soviet republic located in South-Eastern Europe, bordering Romania and known for its fine wines and Soviet pop star Sofia Rotaru. Basically, it was a nice place with pretty much warm climate compared to most of Russia, with long
summers, golden fields of wheat and gardens with fruits. And to commemorate all this here is photo of Brezhnev surrounded by Moldavian women made during the "Golden Age" of Soviet Union during his visit to Moldavia. See more inside:
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