0 Soviet City Postcards: Now Odessa [20 postcards]

Soviet City Postcards: Now Odessa [20 postcards]

Yesterday we had the postcards from a Soviet city too. It was city Sevastopol you can see that posting here. Now we have another card set,
coming from Odessa town. It is now in Ukraine, but in 1989 it was still part of the Soviets and those postcards from that time.
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1 Sevastopol Soviet Postcards, back from 1989 [20 photos]

Sevastopol Soviet Postcards, back from 1989 [20 photos]

This is a collection of Soviet postcards of Soviet city Sevastopol. The city is located in Crimea and after the USSR collapse it hosted Russian Black Sea fleet.
There was agreement between the Russia and Ukraine that Russian fleet and Russian army would stay in Sevastopol and rent the place for some amount.
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2 The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

On November 3rd, 1957 a space rocket was launched from Baikonur which brought a Sputnik-2 satellite to the Earth orbit. This was
the second man made space ship on the Earth orbit. And differently from its predecessor it was a much complex ship.
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3 23 Awesome Photos from the Late USSR

23 Awesome Photos from the Late USSR

This was so recently, however over 40 years
passed. Here are some photos from the late USSR.
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0 TAIGA 1: Soviet Spetznaz Machete Like Survival Tool

TAIGA 1: Soviet Spetznaz Machete Like Survival Tool

  Soviet factories were producing almost every item Soviet people used. The import of consumer goods was very small. Also army items were produced there too in
house, without importing. So Soviet Spetznaz got this unique machete-style survival tools fully made in USSR. It was called "Taiga 1" and it's still a legend.
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1 Some Examples of Soviet Ads [24 photos]

Some Examples of Soviet Ads [24 photos]

Some examples of Soviet ads from the times where Soviet people only had the Soviet goods. Well in general those ads had a different purpose back then.
They were not trying to compete with each other, but rather educate - telling people about new products Soviets industries are making.
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4 Regarding Tanks that Come from Laos..

Regarding Tanks that Come from Laos..

  If you remember couple days ago we had posting here about old Soviet T-34 tanks coming back from Laos country. A
whole train load of tanks over 30 to be exact. Now they stop in every town and conduct a patriotic meeting:
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1 1964-1975: Foreign Photographer in Russia Making Awesome Colored Photos

1964-1975: Foreign Photographer in Russia Making Awesome Colored Photos

In 1964-1975 this foreigner has visited USSR multiple times. During his journeys he had camera with him and
made unique and colorful photos of Soviet life. Here is a new part of his journeys we publish here.
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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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