0 How People Entertained Themselves in Soviet Times [14 photos]

How People Entertained Themselves in Soviet Times [14 photos]

Now, in times of Internet, Youtube, Netflix and etc we don't have a question how to entertain yourself. But in Soviet times we had only two TV channels (both state owned) which were airing
mostly boring stuff (no decent movies, no cartoons, no TV shows). So people had to entertain themselves by themselves.  Here are some examples what people were up to in Soviet times:
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3 Soviet Vintage Racing Car Pioneer 2M

Soviet Vintage Racing Car Pioneer 2M

When you are speaking about super speedy Formula cars you usually don't really mention Soviet Union. However
we also had a car that set a few speed records in the world. This car was called a "Pioneer".
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4 Thirty T-34 Tanks Have Arrived to Russia

Thirty T-34 Tanks Have Arrived to Russia

  Yes, that's not a joke, it's actual news for today. Thirty World War II (produced in 1944) T-34 Soviet tanks arrived to Russia, to Vladivostok.
"This city haven't seen something like this since 1945 when there was an offensive in China". Where the tanks come from and where do they go?
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1 Camping Near the Lena River in the 70s Was Fun

Camping Near the Lena River in the 70s Was Fun

Soviet photographer Mark Redkin went to see the Soviet people during their summer vacations at Siberian river
Lena, back in seventies, oh well. Now we can see life back then. Spoiler: looking pretty awesome.
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7 Soviet Mobile Power Station that Was Using Jet Engines [wow]

Soviet Mobile Power Station that Was Using Jet Engines [wow]

This is Soviet generator that is using jet engine and it's fuel is jet fuel. It is having to jet
engines AI-20, and two generators which can give 2.5 Megawatts. Here is how it looks inside:
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3 Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Couple days ago near Tallinn (in Estonia its now) Soviet train has been destroyed. A survived old Russian loco called
"DR1A-2283" (just like droids in Star Wars) found its last grave in Estonia and we have photos how it was.
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3 Soviet Winter New Year Postcards a Delightful Thing to See

Soviet Winter New Year Postcards a Delightful Thing to See

Those are vintage, now rare, very pleasant things to see. Fine example Soviet culture
that is now is only past. Chronologically sorted - most awesome from war times.
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1 Soviet People Celebrating Christmas

Soviet People Celebrating Christmas

No, of course it wasn't called Christmas. They renamed it and moved it some days away - the winter holiday was now
called New Year, but the tree was still present and decorated. There were also presents and a big meal.
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2 A Soviet Postcard Devoted to Tsars Palace in Crimea

A Soviet Postcard Devoted to Tsars Palace in Crimea

Alupka was a place in South Crimea where Russian Tsars have spent their winter days in comfort of a more mild Southern climate enjoying weather in Crimea, sea and breeze. For purposes like this they
built a palace, and then in Soviet times it was "musei" - or if you wish "museum" as we speak. And since that times there some postcards survived and we can see the beauty of the kings.
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1 A Soviet city Sochi in 1983

A Soviet city Sochi in 1983

A Soviet Sochi was resort, one of the most famous, and most of famous resort cities had their own postcards and Sochi no
exclusion. And here they are the Soviet art - photography of Sochi to take as memory with you when leaving the vacation:
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