Soviet era cars

91 Soviet Cars Dump

Soviet Cars Dump

These photos are made by netwinds.ru activists in the place where are a lot of Soviet cars ending their days. Most of this cars are very rare nowadays on Russian streets and were a subject to a great desire to a few generations of Soviet people, almost
deprived of the right to have a car. Now they stay there as a silent monument in far away countryside to the Soviet era and it’s style of life. Maybe on some of these cars Stalin or Brezhnev drove across the streets of Moscow.
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6 Space Ads

Space Ads

Russian space agency started offering commercials placement on the body of space rockets and on the launch facility complex around the rocket, same way as it’s done on the sport matches etc. They
offer to place the ads across all the rocket, barriers across the launch site, big concrete structures across rocket gas vent, you can see places marked with arrows on the picture below.
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2 Doomed House

Doomed House

We’ve got a letter from a visitor, he lives in Moscow, and now their whole house is experiencing the following situation, according to his words: “A government of Moscow had a debt of $300,000. There
was made a decision to cover the debt giving out a half of a block of the land in the Moscow downtown to a private investor. This land included a house which is depicted in the picture.
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photos from soviet russia
23 Photos From Soviet Russia

Photos From Soviet Russia

These are photos from a photo contest where people mailed in their Soviet photos from the family albums.    Year 1924, here is collectivization depicted, an event in the begining of the Soviet state when all peasants and farmers were
deprived of their private property and were forced to participate in the organized by state collective ventures, where all the property belonged to the state people worked there and didn't get a share, just a salary. 
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36 First Russian Mobile Phone

First Russian Mobile Phone

 This is the photo of the first Soviet cellular phone. The development of such devices has started in 1958 as a cooperative project by the group of the Soviet scientists from different cities. It was a fully functional mobile phone that was placed in the car of the
Soviet elite. It had a full duplex link and in order to dial a phone one had just pick up the receiver and dial a number using this big square buttons with letters and digits on them. On the first models there were even old-style round dial.
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4 A Piece of Russian Cartoon

A Piece of Russian Cartoon

Just a crazy short comics
from a Russian author.
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in russia vodka is sold in plastic bags
16 Vodka In a Plastic Bag

Vodka In a Plastic Bag

If you are lucky enough, while your travel to Russia you can manage to buy vodka in a plastic bag. More than that this plastic bag can be used as a medical dropper.  It is made in China so the price is very low
just 22 cents for 16.9 fl. oz. pack. What is the purpose of this? Probably some people enjoy drops of vodka coming to their blood and then directly to brain, omitting a stomach.    
ambassador of south africa in Russia
7 The Ambassador of South Africa

The Ambassador of South Africa

This is a photo of the ambassador of South Africa in Russia, Dr. Bheki Winston Joshua LANGA. All the Russian blog comunity was enjoying his photo.
From the first site he is sitting in leather pants with his legs spread. But it's not true, he is just standing behind a leather armchair.
15 Music Video From Sixties

Music Video From Sixties

This is a Soviet Era Music video about an American guy who liked Beatles and Rolling Stones, came to USSR and spent time singing with Soviet brothers, but then got a letter from USA ordering him to return to USA sign to Army and depart to Vietnam War. So he did and then got killed. Some sort of a tradegy but look how does
they sing! By the way during the Soviet Era the state had a grip on all the music bands. You couldn't start a band without getting an approval from a special comittee, and if you were planning to play some rock'n'roll you never got the approval. So this was a band with a license from a state.
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7 A Movie That Impressed Cannes Movie Festival

A Movie That Impressed Cannes Movie Festival

This movie was very popular on Cannes Festival. A story of a man who guards an electrical transformer on a halfway between Moscow and St. Petersburg. He afraids that people can come and steal copper parts of the unit and would sell them for recycling. During all the video he sits in one
place and drunk. Weeks pass, but he sits and speaks about his worries in a dirty Russian language. He is also accompanied by some strange looking person, it's hard to say is it a woman or a man.  Just see the part from the movie yourself, it has English subtitles.
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