Riga is a capital of Latvia now, but for around 45 years it was a part of USSR. This is how life looked there during the Soviet reign.
Sculptures in Dom’s catherdral.
Traditional dance groups performing at Riga day of the city celebration.
More dancing groups.
Night at the Brivibas street.
Liberty statue in the city downtown and day of the city celebration.
A restored old Russian 1913 Russo-Balt firetruck. Restored by Riga enthusiasts and taking part in retro car parade in 1978.
Riga sea port. Soviet LADAs wait their turn to be exported abroad.
Stone bridge across Daugava river in 1980.
Illumination of night Soviet Riga.
A cafe on shore of Riga city channel.
Old town in Riga.
Riga main street – Brivibas street in 1981.
Riga city skyline.
Arts museum in Riga.
Artists perform at Riga stadium “Dinamo”.
Riga city park.
Another piece of old town in Soviet Riga.
Another Riga park.
And again Riga main street – Brivibas street during Soviet times.