When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

So much time has passed since WWII but some people still remember how hard it was to survive on those days. Two periods have been connected on these pictures of Odessa, Ukraine: the city in the war time and in 2012.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

People welcome Soviet troops in the Rishelievskaya street after the city’s liberation from Nazi occupation.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Red Army enters the city.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Red Army enters the city.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Soviet soldiers and kids are near the Opera House.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Soviet cavalry enters the liberated Odessa.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Soldiers-liberators are on the Potemkin Stairs.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Residents of the liberated city are reading a summary of the Soviet Information Bureau.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

It is a ruined music school.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

These are the Barricades at Rishelievskaya Street from 1941.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

It’s the Romanian bunker in front of the modern Chinese consulate.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

Hoisting the Soviet flag on the building of the New Bazar.

When Two Epochs Are Connected

It’s the gun salute at the monument of Vorontsov.

Ordinary citizens of Odessa helped to find the places for making such photos. Do you like the result?

Location: Odessa, Ukraine

via sergey-larenkov

6 thoughts on “When Two Epochs Are Connected”

  1. Seen several of these types of photo shoots done for UK and American cities, very neat seeing some Soviet and Modern Russian pics.

  2. Maybe its just me, but there are a lot of german made cars on the streets of Odessa now. World War II was hard on all of us to one extent or another.

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