In 1978 the Soviet authorities approved the general plan of the city of Almaty indicating the first subway line. In 1980 the Soviet Government signed a decree that ordered to start the construction of a
subway in Almaty. The actual construction started in 1988 and was paid by the Soviet budget while Kazakhstan incurred only indirect expenditures. Let us see how the process is being developed today.
In April 1945 the Red Army conducted severe battles in the streets of Berlin conquering the capital of Reich meter by meter. It was obvious who will win the war in Europe. Soon after the siege that lasted 2
weeks was raised, 33-years-old photographer of LIFE magazine William Vandivert arrived to Berlin. We present his photos of Hitler's bunker and destroyed Berlin that have never been published before.