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20 Interesting Images That Show Life During And After The Fall Of The USSR

Published 10 months ago

If you like history and if you have any interest in vintage photographs, you have come to the right place. Today we have a collection of photos from the Soviet and post-Soviet eras, and a whole different perspective on life can be seen through these photographs.

‘Soviet Visuals’ social media project is dedicated to collecting and sharing photos of people and things that were taken during the Soviet and post-Soviet times. The photos are related to various things like design, architecture, propaganda posters, fashion, the daily lives of people, etc. to give us a glimpse of that period of time. Check out some of the photos in the gallery below.

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#1 Soviet Postcard, 1955

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#2 Post-Soviet Visual. Photo By Tatyana Rodionova

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#3 Post-Soviet Visual. Meanwhile In The Moscow Metro

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#4 Azerbaijani Wedding, USSR, 1965

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#5 “Down With CPSU”. Soviet Punks During The August 1991 Coup In Moscow

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#6 Amanauz Hotel Abandoned During Construction, Dombay, USSR, 1985

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#7 “We Are Not Raising Our Sons For War!” Soviet Poster, 1957

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#8 Belka The Space Dog Upon Returning From Her Cosmic Voyage. USSR, August 1960

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#9 School Pencil Case, USSR, 1970s

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#10 Children In Sleeping Bags Are Being Taken To Have Their Mid-Day Nap, 1930s, Ussr

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#11 Spring In Yakutsk, 1967

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#12 Pictures Of A Russian Meteorologist Who Spent 30 Years At An Arctic Meteorology Base. By Evgenia Arbugaeva

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#13 Leonid Brezhnev And Erich Honecker. Photo By Helmuth Lohmann, Berlin, GDR, 1979

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#14 Boy Standing In Front Of Fallen Statue Of Lenin. Photo By Dario Mitidieri, Ethiopia, 1991

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#15 Bread On Sale In A Supermarket. Photo By Chris Niedenthal, Sofia, People’s Republic Of Bulgaria, 1985

Bread On Sale In A Supermarket. Photo By Chris Niedenthal, Sofia, People's Republic Of Bulgaria, 1985

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#16 Ice Swimmers In Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, 1960s

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#17 Soviet Cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin And Gherman Titov In Their Flight Suits And Helmets, In A Bus Heading Toward The Vostok 1 Launch Site In Baykonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, USSR, On 12 April 1961. Gagarin Was Soon To Become Famous As The First Man In Space

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#18 Kievskaya Metro Station. Photo By Dean Conger, Moscow, USSR, 1964

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#19 Soviet Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev Was In Space When The Soviet Union Fell Apart In 1991. Unable To Return Home, He Had To Stay In Space Until Further Notice. The Cosmonaut Eventually Returned Back To Earth After 10 Months In Orbit – To A Very Different Nation. Photo By Volkov/Tass

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#20 World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov (Right) Holds Demo Game At The Sports Festival Dedicated To The XVIII Komsomol Congress. Photo By Vladimir Rodionov, USSR, 24 April 1978

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya loves to explore beautiful, crazy, and wholesome stuff on the internet. She seeks to find something interesting in everything and strives to share her inspirations and explorations with people all over the world.

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