Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

What was Moscow of the 90s like? Long lines, sports suits, denim jackets. Alcohol and cigarettes advertising. Constant strange meetings and actions. Kiosks, kiosks, kiosks. First supermarkets and fast-food restaurants. And Slavic faces prevailing in the streets.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“McDonald’s restaurant is to open in June 1, 1993”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“September 10 is the international no psychotronic weapons day”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Date with America”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Moscow 1147-1997”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Moscow is a real treasure of Russia”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Subway”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Gary Moore in the Kremlin”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“McDonald’s restaurant is to open in January 31, 1990.”

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Dendy – new reality”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Happy birthday, Eduard Mikhailovich!”

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Wall of peace”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Currency exchange”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Do not seek my grave, do not execute for me, inherit the kingdom”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“Electronics”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Grocery.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“We’re building communism”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

“We’re building communism”.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Musical store.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Grill.

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

Remembering Moscow of the 90s

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12 thoughts on “Remembering Moscow of the 90s”

  1. I would like to know who are the two women on the first pics and what they do today. Maybe it would be a nice project to find out!?

  2. I can’t believe (well, I can really) that phllip morris came out with a cigarette brand called “west”, and you guys fell for it.

  3. Great photos! I visited Moscow in 1993 and this is how I remember it: the old Moscow but with a new spirit of hope for a better future…

  4. I lived in Leningrad in 1979. I would love to see such a collection of photos of Leningrad changing at the same time

    • Lenin would only have been shocked that socialism in the USSR lasted as long as it did without a single other proletarian revolution occurring on the planet. He would have shocked to see Marx’s scientific theory of communism proven wrong, but not surprised to see the sad morass of mixed economic elitism and backwardness that the Soviet Union’s fortress communism devolved into. He always knew that socialism in one country was doomed, and saw that Stalin’s autocratic ambitions would destroy all possibility of internationalist revolution.

  5. This Moscow looks like a rotting giant infested with all kinds of parasites.
    So sorry for the people who had to make it through that hell, and for those who couldn’t.

  6. Totally sad, its a pitty to see all this shit, littering the buildings with ads, people doing very long tails to eat just shit (McDls). The times where people were free is dead. Now they are slaves again.

  7. It’s a great set of pictures!
    i was a teenager at that time, so manyimages vanished from my mind. but i could remember all this stuff with your help. thanks.
    just few comments:
    1) unfortunately, the meaning of some pictures is difficult to understand if you did not know Russian and/or did not live in Moscow at that time.
    2)at least two pictures are from 2000’s (the latter two with the inscription “We’re building communism”.
    Thanks!

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