3 Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

Color Photos of 1907-1911 Altai Mountains of Russia

The man, the photographer - Sergei Borisov, was born into a "slave" family. Until 1861, slavery was legal in Russia in the form of serfdom. He was forced to work since an early age, until later he was freed and moved away to Barnaul where he found his
passion in photography and opened his own photo studio. As time passed by, it became the biggest and most popular studio in town, so he had enough money to go on a trip to the Altai mountains and he brought back over 1500 photos from there.
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5 Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Vintage photographs of St.Petersburg (it was called Leningrad at that time) in 1924, the year when Lenin
died. The pictures are in high resolution, you can click and browse them with arrows in a larger size.
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2 Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Photos of German Tourist Visiting Russia in 1992

Just a couple of photos taken by a German man who travelled to Russia in 1992
and took some photographs. This was a very different Russia than now.
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0 Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

Restoration of old Soviet Vespa Clone: Cargo Scooter Vyatka MG-150

A group of enthusiasts restored a 1960's
Soviet cargo scooter "Vyatka MG-150".
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2 Vintage Soviet Off-road Car M-73 Ukrainets [8 photo]

Vintage Soviet Off-road Car M-73 Ukrainets [8 photo]

In the 1950s, the USSR made one of its first "SUVs": M-73 Ukrainets. It
wasn't based on an existing car, but a fully new car from the ground up.
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0 Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

  British auction had this lot - 25 vintage Soviet spy cameras masked as normal Soviet camera
"Zenith-E" camera in a case. To understand how it work they had contact Russian factory who made those.
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0 Stalin Monument on the Bottom of the Lake [3 photos]

Stalin Monument on the Bottom of the Lake [3 photos]

Near Kusa Town, Chelyabinsk people found pieces of a shattered Stalin
monument after the water level of a pond dropped during dam repairs.
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0 The Lifebuoy: Flooded Soviet Bomb Shelter of Unusual Shape

The Lifebuoy: Flooded Soviet Bomb Shelter of Unusual Shape

This Soviet bomb shelter is different because of its shape. It's round. It reminds Russian letter "Ю" in shape. Where "stick" or "I" is a corridor with emergency exits and entrances and round
part "O" is a main hallway with rooms around the larger hall in the center. Enthusiasts got inside and made photo, instead of walking around they were mainly floating. Photos:
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0 Russian city Tver in 1960s 1970s [photos]

Russian city Tver in 1960s 1970s [photos]

City Tver, was called "Kalinin" during USSR. In 1990s
renamed back to Tver. Some photo of place in 1960s-1970s:
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20 Russian Duma in 1990s: Crazy Place [13 photos]

Russian Duma in 1990s: Crazy Place [13 photos]

In 1990s Russia parliament isnt like now. Freedom, elected representatives from whole country,
people are watching Duma on TV, political life different than now. Here some photos:
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