1 New Selection of Archive Photos from WW2

New Selection of Archive Photos from WW2

Another portion of archive photos from World War 2. Starting
with a photo of a liberated city, Volokalamsk, above.
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6 They Brought A Few Trucks of Dirt to Kazan Downtown for a Movie

They Brought A Few Trucks of Dirt to Kazan Downtown for a Movie

In Kazan downtown they filmed a movie, or exactly to say a TV show. And this movie is set in the past, during the
revolution times, and according to a directors vision they didn't have roads at that time in the city. So..
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5 Vintage Classic Soviet Movie Posters and Watch Them Online Now

Vintage Classic Soviet Movie Posters and Watch Them Online Now

Here are some vintage Soviet movie posters and box set cover art for the movies the Soviet Union was selling abroad. They were translated into foreign languages already but some need some explaining. We also tried to find them online and we have good news - most of the movies that were made by the Moscow
"Mosfilm" studio are available to watch on YouTube with English subtitles, so just see the posters, read the taglines and watch the ones you think sounding interesting right here. They don't let us embed the movies but you can click "youtube link" and see it on youtube for free.
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3 New Colorized Photos of Russia at Beginning of 20th Century

New Colorized Photos of Russia at Beginning of 20th Century

Here is a nice new collection of colorized
photos from Russia at the dawn of 20th century.
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1 Contrasts of a vacation in Abkhazia

Contrasts of a vacation in Abkhazia

Abkhazia is an ex-Soviet region on the shores of the Black Sea. Nowadays many tourists come to visit this place, mostly from Russia. For their comfort there have been built a lot of small, modern,
luxury hotels and villas, however they are neighboring with old Soviet legacy buildings and there is a big contrast with them standing next to each other there, like in those four photos:
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3 Couple Photos from Afghanistan in 1980s

Couple Photos from Afghanistan in 1980s

"My grandad asked me to scan some of his photo slides so they not get lost with time, among them there were some photos from Afghanistan (during USSR entered
Afganistan in 1979 probably). So I publish those photos" - writes a man on Russian popular website. And we re-post them here too for your viewing pleasure.
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7 Remains of an Older More Advanced Civilizations Has Been Found

Remains of an Older More Advanced Civilizations Has Been Found

  These are the remains of Soviet civilization in one of the industrial suburbs of a city. They are already decaying and trees and bushes
grow amongst them. The remains show men and women glorifying science, space exploration, labor and equality of men and women:
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55 Paying Visit to an Abandoned Pioneers Camp

Paying Visit to an Abandoned Pioneers Camp

Emir and Antrei are two photographers from Yekaterinburg who like to explore abandoned places. This time it was an abandoned pioneers camp near Yekaterinburg city. The name of the
place was "Cosmos" during the USSR era. It was built in the 1960s and after the USSR collapsed it stopped functioning, however it's still in pretty good shape inside.
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6 After School Activities of Soviet Kids

After School Activities of Soviet Kids

During the Soviet era, children's after school activities were kind of very popular. Almost every Soviet kid attended some kind of a group where he was being trained
in some kind of activity. Here are some photos and examples of what those activities were (the first one is airplane modelling for kids from the USSR).
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21 The Interesting Story of the Kremlin Red Stars

The Interesting Story of the Kremlin Red Stars

In three days time eighty three years ago - from 24 October to 27 October in 1935, the first five-pointed stars were installed on four towers of the Moscow Kremlin. Before
that there were two-headed eagles there. At first they wanted to put flags there instead of the eagles but later they choose the stars in particular in the end.
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