Far From Abundance: Shopping In Russia In the 1990sPeople who didn’t live in the 90s will never understand why that time. often called “the time of freedom” was not that positive and abundant. If you want a fridge, stand up in line … for five years!“Refrigerators”. “Dear buyers, advance orders of refrigerators for the period since 1990 to 1995 are NOT accepted anymore!”Those who had foreigh currency could go to the store of office appliances.CutletsFood advertisingChoose whatever you like…“Abundance” in the store of electric products.But antique shops were doing well, 1992.A line for meat, 1992.1993 and Russian singer Sergey Penkin.1993Salamander in GUM 1993Choosing perfume.The first Danone shop in Tverskaya, 1992.Yves Rocher store in GUM, 1993.Irish products could be bought for foreign currency.Reebok store in St. Petersburg. 1993Ecco shoes, St. Petersburg in 1993.First boutiques of Moscow.Panties in GUM, 1995.“Econika”Food store.Diamonds of Mercury appeared in the late 90s.