July 29, 2018

20 Soviet Actresses

By tim

Pre plastic surgery, pre-silicon era. Pre Westernized society. Soviet actresses for you. First – Irina Muravieva (above). 2 Natala Bondarchuk 3. Lia Akhedzhakova 4. Larisa Golubkina 4. Elena Tsiplakova 5. Elena Proklova 6. Elena Simonova 7. Elena…

July 27, 2018

122 Year Old Color Photos of Old Russia [photos]

By tim

In Spring 1896 during coronation of Nicholas II foreign fotographer made those color photos show life in Russia at end of 19th century. Here: He stay in Moscow, St.Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Not all of photos survived, just some. Bolshoi … R…

July 26, 2018

Abandoned town in mountains

By tim

Most “young” Soviet ghost town. Youth of country went here to help build it. Never finished. This is road to reach it (above). Crossing 4,000m mountain. Can snow in summer too. Border is near, so FSB permission needed to visit, … Read…

July 25, 2018

Soviet Faces from 1956 [color photos]

By tim

Images taken from film footage from 1956 movie about Moscow and its people. History in faces: You like? Show support: click here to join our website  

July 24, 2018

In Tashkent Installed Clock That is Copied from 9/11 Memorial

By tim

In Tashkent Uzbekistan park near movie theater got clock tower exact copy of 9/11 memorial from USA. Photos:   Even  same wording “Time to remember”, maybe bad translation   Also funny multiple security cameras on the pole probabl…

July 22, 2018

Older Photo of Voronezh town and around it [photos]

By tim

Some Soviet photos of Voronezh city, from a time before capitalism, advertisements, people rushing, and homeless people. Summer time. Panoramic shot of downtown. Downtown 1973. “Peace Street” “Palace of Culture” “City Circ…

July 20, 2018

Early 20th Century New Colorized photos of Russia [photos]

By tim

Starts with color Rasputin touching his beard. More 22 photos (captions also): Family photo, end of 19th century. Christmas dinner. Yaroslavl, 1900s. Gorky (writer) Pirogov (doctor) Repin (artist) famous Russia people of 1905. Gramophones shop in Peter…