The fall of the Soviet empire illustrated by one Ural city on the pictures of Johannes Galert – photographer of the most popular paper of Germany back then. Now the author lives in Dusseldorf, but the place of his birth is the Chelyabinsk region of Russia.
Since 1980 and to the fall of the Soviet Union J. Galert lived and worked in Sverdlovsk. He made thousands of shots featuring local citizens. You can see some of them in this publication.