4 Soviet Children on Old Photos

Soviet Children on Old Photos

Sometimes we post the old photos of Soviet kids, but then we find some more and can't resist to post some more. Like this new set of the kids from
different years and places of the Soviet state, mostly taken by professional photographers. Some of those black and white, some in color.
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7 One Old Ambulance Soviet Retro Car Restored

One Old Ambulance Soviet Retro Car Restored

One guy in Ukraine had a dream to find the old and very rare Soviet GAZ-13 "Chaika" (or "Seagull") luxury car which was used (very rarely!) as an ambulance. He
spent lot of time searching for a car, as their pretty much rare to buy. Finally het got one and started the repair works. See what he got as a result:
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2 Odessa 1982 In Pictures

Odessa 1982 In Pictures

Thanks to a blogger charsov we have a chance to show you these memorable images of Odessa in 1982. It's time to get
nostalgic! In Soviet Russia, Odessa was an object of constant jokes because of a large Jewish community.
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4 This Is Where Highly Demanded Rocket Engines Are Made

This Is Where Highly Demanded Rocket Engines Are Made

Blogger zelenyikot visited the scientific-production association "Energomash" to see the process of creation the most demanded and most powerful liquid rocket engines. It's exactly
where the engines for Soviet-Russian rockets "Soyuz" and "Proton" were made, for Soviet-Ukrainian "Zenit" and "Dnieper", for South Korean KSLV-1 and for American Atlas-5...
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5 Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

Tennis Was Popular In Old Russia Too

It turns out that back in the times before the revolution of 1917 tennis was popular enough in Russia, too. Especially among aristocrats. It
was played by people of all ages. This vivid example is the family of a famous Russian writer, Leo Tolstoy (in the image above).
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11 Winter Palace: the Main Russian Imperial Residence

Winter Palace: the Main Russian Imperial Residence

Hermitage is not only the greatest Russian museum of art, but is also an imperial residence built many years ago. Today, thanks to Andrey
(blogger deletant), we have a chance to enjoy the interiors of the palace, including those used once by the tsar's family.
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25 30 Curious Facts About Russia

30 Curious Facts About Russia

Some of these facts are widely known but we think
they worth another mention here, in this post.
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5 Tsunami Destroyed Russian Airbase

Tsunami Destroyed Russian Airbase

In 1979, a tsunami hit the Russian airbase "Thunderbird" on the Russian Pacific Coast. The aftermath was photographed by a pilot who had a camera handy. Tens
of planes and jets were destroyed and the runway was damaged. In some places, planes ended up UNDER the runway pavement. Just see the pics:
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6 Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Looks like a few of our previous posts were devoted to the Arctic exploration of more recent times, however before that, in the early 20th century, there were other Soviet people who laid the foundation for the contemporary Arctic visits.
The people who first reached the Northern pole, the ones who were governing uninhabited Northern territories, pioneers establishing the first Northernmost outposts. Want to take a look into the photographic story of them?
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26 Soviet People

Soviet People

Another selection of colorful photos from back in Soviet times. Usually they are either in color but look like propaganda, or if they
are more informal they are black and white. This time they are in color and don't look like propaganda. So let's take a look. 
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