4 Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Moscow 1963 Photographed by Burt Glinn

Burton Samuel Glinn was an American professional photographer who worked with Magnum Photos. He covered many significant
historic moments, including those he made in the USSR in 1963. You may see these pictures right now inside this post.
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3 World War II: Rare Pictures

World War II: Rare Pictures

It's hard to imagine how photographers did their job during the war, but obviously they had to do it with a gun in their hands sometimes...Thanks to their
dedication and courage we can see the horrors of that war today. Here you can see rare photographs of life at the front and behind enemy lines.
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10 From Brest to Berlin: Amazing Photo Project of Sergey Larenkov

From Brest to Berlin: Amazing Photo Project of Sergey Larenkov

Photographer Sergey Larenkov had been making these pictures for long six years. They depict cities ruined by WWII including those European hero-cities that were liberated from the fascism in bloody battles. There
are generally more than 1000 photos in the project, right now we are going to show you fifty of them. Well, let's travel back to 1941.. (in the image above are defenders of the Brest fortress).
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3 Dry Law In Russia

Dry Law In Russia

Dry laws in Russia? Yes, they had some. Thirty years ago, on May 7, 1985 the authorities created a new law against drunkenness and moonshine making, the law turned out to be fateful... In 1914 they passed the dry law and .. the Russian
Empire collapsed... 1985 was the year of "the antialcoholic resolution" and the USSR fell down too. Stalin, by the way, looked back over earlier mistakes and never initiated dry laws. They do not work well in Russia.
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14 The Battle of Berlin In Pictures

The Battle of Berlin In Pictures

The Battle of Berlin became the finale of the Berlin strategic offensive operation 1945 that resulted in the victory of the Red Army in the capital of Nazi Germany and completion of the Great
Patriotic War and World War II in Europe. The operation lasted from April 25 to May 2. Prior to the ending of the battle, Hitler and some of his supporters committed suicide.
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5 Means of Transport Behind the Arctic Circle

Means of Transport Behind the Arctic Circle

Essey is a village in Evenkia behind the Arctic circle, a beautiful place with amazing nature around, a nice lake Essey full of fish and sunny summer that lasts only two months a year though. All remaining months last
under the reign of the Snow Queen, so villagers need special vehicles for transportation. Ordinary cars can rarely be seen here, they are replaced by snowmobiles which sometimes form real traffic jams!
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31 Stalin Monuments Appear In Russian Cities

Stalin Monuments Appear In Russian Cities

Many people didn't expect that monuments to Stalin would really be established in Russian cities, but it's turned out to be true.
This one is among the first, it has appeared in Lipetsk just recently. How long will it stand here, what do you think?
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1 Touching Pictures of the War

Touching Pictures of the War

It's more than just photos.   Each of them may evoke deep emotions, you start unintentionally imagining how terrible it was to be there, in the war past. Here we compiled the most touching photographs
of that time, they portray people who remained humane and caring in the hardest days of their lives. In the photo above are sleeping soldiers of the Red Army with a dog in between.
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13 Liberation of Prague

Liberation of Prague

Seventy years ago exactly, from May 6 to 11, 1945 was held the Prague operation - the final strategic operation of the Red Army in WWII that resulted in liberation of Prague, Czechoslovakia. The photos compiled here are devoted to this very
event. They were published in the album "For eternal memory" ("Na vecne casy") in 1965 for the 20th anniversary of the Prague liberation. The pictures themselves were made by citizens of Czechoslovakia in those May days of 1945.
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29 Look, They Have New Passports!

Look, They Have New Passports!

Those who turn sixteen years old in Lugansk (Ukraine) receive new passports that have nothing to do with Ukraine. The
cover of the document reads "Lugansk People's Republic". The owners of new passports look rather satisfied.
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