Soviet Reality In Cool Ironical Illustrations

Soviet Reality In Cool Ironical Illustrations

They are really close to that reality and the details are amazingly accurate. Salt fish put on newspapers in the kitchen and eaten with vodka, condensed milk in the cans whose design has not been changes for many many years, long queues for food or some bureaucratic documents, TV set leisure and crowded buses… Let’s just say thanks to the author of these illustrations, an artist from Donetsk Angela Jeriche.

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A Monument of Stalin Put Up In Novosibirsk

A Monument of Stalin Put Up In Novosibirsk

The Victory Day is the best date to erect a monument to Joseph Stalin as they thought in Novosibirsk, Russia. The bust will stand at the building of the Russian communist party. Two plates will be attached to the monument: one will contain the quote of Stalin, another one – a poem dedicated to his merits.

The initiative group had been seeking for the permission to put up the monument for several years. Now they provide the spot with CCTV and round the clock security.

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Dwellers of the Russian North Over a Century Ago

Dwellers of the Russian North Over a Century Ago

The author of this unique photo collection is a Russian photo artist Nikolay A. Shabunin (1866-1907) who dedicated all his life to the ethnography of his native region – the Mezen country and its outskirts.

Nikolay was obsessed by the Russian north, he saw how age-old traditions receded into the past and he wanted to capture the life of those people who could be called “the children of nature” – their mode of life didn’t change for centuries.

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