1 Lenin in Color

Lenin in Color

Two days ago it was Lenin's birthday, so we devote this posting to commemorate him. Those are previously not compiled in one posting color (mostly colorized) photos of Lenin during
different periods of his life. Starting with this Lenin's family photo. Can you spot a Lenin here? The correct answer is at the end of this posting. Let's see some more.
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0 Stalin’s Parade of Atheletes in 1933

Stalin’s Parade of Atheletes in 1933

Stalin and all Soviet power of that time was obsessed with healthy youth and culture of a developed body. Probably for a same reason as a Nazi Germany - they wanted to build a
perfect future state, for the first time on the Earth. And the Parades of Athletes were pretty much often at that time. Those are a few photos from one of those in 1933
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0 Winter Oceanic Crabs Fishing in Chukotka Russia

Winter Oceanic Crabs Fishing in Chukotka Russia

You probably didn't know but Russian fishermen catch crabs during winter too. The process is pretty simple - just go to the ice covered sea surface, make a hole and put a string with a bait. After a short while crabs
start arriving and you can just pull them out. Then you can freshly cook it. This is sort of Russian Northern people barbecue - but you don't need to take meats with you, just catch it. Let's take a look:
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4 Russian Clothes and Every Day Life in Late 19th Century

Russian Clothes and Every Day Life in Late 19th Century

Here you will find old photos showing clothes and everyday life of Russian village. The photos made in late
19th and early 20th century. They very nicely reflect life at that time in Russia, let's take a look.
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1 Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Sochi was (is) a Russian and Soviet most popular resort city. It's located in sub-tropical climate making it stand out in all Russia. During USSR era when people couldn't leave the country for the warm resorts of other countries
they had to come to the Black Sea towns like Sochi so it was really, really crowded. In 1988 a Belgium photographer visited the place and took some awesome black and white photos of the place. Let's take a look:
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1 Few Funny Examples of Russian Public Transportation

Few Funny Examples of Russian Public Transportation

Sometimes when you go around Russia on public transportation you can spot some
curiousities. We have collected some of those and have a posting here. Take a look!
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5 Weird Siberian Art by Natasha Yudina

Weird Siberian Art by Natasha Yudina

      Natasha Yudina is a young artist from a Siberian city Tomsk in Russia. She chooses fur and knitting over traditional canvas and brushes and in doing so she succeeds
in delivering. Her works are pretty nice and you definetaly want to see some more besides this plush-furry Lenin head she is holding on her laps. Also she is blonde.
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0 Nice photos from a “Soviet Photo” Magazine

Nice photos from a “Soviet Photo” Magazine

"Soviet Photo" was a Soviet photo (obviously) magazine. It published mainly professional photos of Soviet photographers capturing everyday life of Soviet people.  Also some
amateur photographers sometimes got luck to be published in the mag. Let's see some of the brightest photos from the history of this "Soviet Photo" magazine.
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9 Shamrock: Russian most northern military base, exterior and interior photos

Shamrock: Russian most northern military base, exterior and interior photos

"Shamrock" is Russian newest and most Northern military base in the world. It has most permanent Northern building ever built. It can host over 150 people autonomously for over 18th month without resupply. It's located on Frantz Joseph Land, it's one of the most Northernmost parts of Russia -
192 small islands in a Northern Ocean, just 500 miles from the North Pole! Before we had some photos of the place, but now Russian ministry of defense declassified more photos and also for the first time ever showed interiors of the base so lets see them fresh and hot!
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2 Bear Wrestling, Bear Feeding and more fun of Soviet Oil Capital

Bear Wrestling, Bear Feeding and more fun of Soviet Oil Capital

Ukhta was an oil capital of one of the Northern Russian regions. It's a home to one time Russian most rich man Roman Abramovich who also earned his fortune selling
oil assets. However besides oil it was a pretty traditional Russian place - kids were enjoying watching bears wrestle and more on those photos of Ukhta.
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