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Children walking along a village street in the Arkhangelsk Region, northern Russia. 1967.

Children walking along a village street in the Arkhangelsk, Russia (North) 1967

Young people buying a soda drink at the soda vending machine. Sparkling water was mixed with sweet syrup. Back in the USSR. 60's. Vintage photo.

Young people buying a soda drink at the soda vending machine. Mixed sweet syrup, with sparkling water. Back in the USSR.

Droga do szkoly: w fartuszku i tornistrem na plecach

Droga do szkoly: w fartuszku i tornistrem na plecach

Dmitry Baltermants - Lenin Mausoleum Moscova

Dmitry Baltermants Line at Lenin’s Tomb I've been in Lenins Tomb in the line is still amazingly long.

“Valentina from Siberia with her daughter, in Crimea” 1954 (Crimea was Russian at the time).

Soviet life from Ogonyok Magazine Valentina from Siberia with her daughter, in Crimea" 1954 (Crimea was Russian at the time).

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Avoska is a Russian only word used to describe a shopping bag widespread in the former Soviet Union.

“Long before the green-minded hip began toting these fishnet shopping sacks whilst touring organic foodmarts, the USSR had developed the archetype — the amazing avoska.

Lev Borodulin, famous photographer of Soviet sports | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Lev Borodulin"Parade, Moscow," 1956 [content:shareblock] Courtesy of Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow[content:advertisement-center]

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“Detskiy Mir” – “Children’s World” – was a network of Soviet toy stores.

Трое из Сайгона_1. http://alcons.livejournal.com/20463.html

Трое из Сайгона_1. http://alcons.livejournal.com/20463.html