Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

These are the series of events that happened in Russia and some other ex-Soviet countries in 1992, twenty five years ago. Starting with a Boris Yeltsin giving speech for both houses of US parliament, June 17, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

People selling vodka privately on Moscow railway stations for the passengers.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Special stores opened in Moscow selling goods only for foreign currency and not for rubles. Great variety of goods there. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

“Black Tuesday” bank event 22 September, 1992. People try to exchange their devaluating rubles for hard currency dollars.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Minsk, Belarus, just a woman with a lot of bags.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Foreign humanitarian aid arrived to Russian Smolensk city, January 1992. Russia had severe food shortages.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Also gas shortages. People line up at gas station for refuel their tanks, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

“Privatization” of Soviet property. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, head of the company at time. Later was jailed for almost ten years. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Coca-Cola founded its first factory in Russia. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Models during Slava Zaitsev Fashion show, Moscow, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Russian-Ukrainian singer Natasha, January 13, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Fans greet a Hitler lookalike on a hard metal band concert. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Gangsters from one of the rising gangs caught and lying in police lobby before the interrogation.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Kids play with guns on a Moscow street. Novermber 11, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Yeltsin playing tennis. March 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Yeltsin and Nemtsov meeting GAZ factory management in 1992. Nemtsov is killed in Moscow something twenty years later.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Moscow mayor and Moscow goverment chief, the next mayor of Moscow during winter swim. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Tsar Romanoff relatives visit Russia for the first time. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

United ex-Soviet countries sport team arrived to Alberville Winter Olympics under one united Olympic flag. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Yeltsin and Kravchuk – Ukrainian president decide fate of Russian Black Sea fleet stationed in Sevastopol, Crimea. August 3, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Meetin on a city square in Tajikistan, 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

People protest there.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Russian army evacuating people from Tajikistan. 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Transdnistria militia fighting against Moldova in 1992.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Same place.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Yeltsin and Moldavian president signing a treaty regarding TransDnistria.

Twenty Five Years Ago in Russia and Beyond..

Also military conflict was taking place on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan as soon as they broke from USSR. 1992.

 

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