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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4 It’s The Only Wide Body IL-86 Soviet Plane

It’s The Only Wide Body IL-86 Soviet Plane

That's the only IL-EightSixy with a wide form body frame. In the NATO classification it was called A
Camber plane. Over hundred planes were made but the only in museum is this plane we see today.
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0 An American Photographer Visits Moscow ’65

An American Photographer Visits Moscow ’65

He was travelling to Russia having camera with him. This what
took his eye in Moscow - many pictures let's them see:
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2 Soviet Bikers on the Photos of Igor Stomakhin

Soviet Bikers on the Photos of Igor Stomakhin

Soviet photographer Igor Stomakhin made a series of photos of recently born "Bikers" underground culture of Soviet youth
riding motorcycles and spending their time with booze women and US Southern flags. Here are some of those photos:
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3 Restoration of K-175 Kovrovets Vintage Soviet Motorcycle

Restoration of K-175 Kovrovets Vintage Soviet Motorcycle

Man got a a vintage Soviet motorcycle K-175 Kovrovets. He had warm nostalgic feelings about this model because he shortly owned one when he was a kid. And now
he got it again and decided to restore this vintage model in not its best shape. And here is the process and what he got at the end is really nice:
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2 Photos of the Foreigner Traveling Thru Trans Siberia Railway in 1965

Photos of the Foreigner Traveling Thru Trans Siberia Railway in 1965

A German tourist, also a photographer has came to Soviet Union in year 1965 as a traveler. He at first stayed in Moscow and then decided to take a most long road
across the Russia - the Trans Siberia railroad from Moscow city to Vladivostok (on Pacific Ocean shore near Japan). These are a few of his photographs:
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1 Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

  AN-2 planes were very common in Soviet Union and were used in different spheres of life - like passenger small planes on local lines, like
farmer crop spraying airplanes, fire watcher planes etc. And here are some photos from particular small details inside of the plane.
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6 A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

A Story of a French Spy Who Was Secretly Photographing USSR for Years

In September 1963, fifty five years ago, french citizen Julien Galeotti came to Vienna from Kiev. He was expelled from Soviet Union that day. His story became seven years before that. For the first time he arrive to USSR from Nice,
trying to look like a normal tourist and a worker of French TV. However he instantly attracted attention of KGB and was suspected to be a spy, also was nicknamed as a "The Moustache".  Here are his photos and his story.
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0 Photos from Abandoned Soviet City Aralsk-7 Where Biowarfare Was Developed

Photos from Abandoned Soviet City Aralsk-7 Where Biowarfare Was Developed

On an island in a now dried Aral sea, there was a town Aralsk-7. Before 1940s it had a factory that was making foods out of fish, but later it was closed down and rebuilt into a Soviet bio warfare factory.
During 1960-1980s the population of a town surrounding the factory (and also a bio warfare drill site) was around 1500. Now stays abandoned, here are some photos by Kirgiz photographer Nematov:
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