Russia has a reputation for being a difficult country to visit. Here are some tips to show it is nowhere near as onerous as the reputation that precedes it and certainly not worth second-guessing a trip to Russia.
"Contraceptives. Sold in pharmacies. Condoms, female caps ‘KR’ (‘Red Rubber-worker’ factory), rubber caps MISPA, metal caps Kafka. Consult a doctor before choosing a contraceptive.", 1938
Soviet Cosmonauts God in Space Vostok Rocket, 1964 - original vintage poster by I. Radynsky (with a Mayakovsky quote) listed on AntikBar.co.uk
Средства гигиены, бытовой химии и парфюмерии - Дореволюционная реклама России. Единая Служба Объявлений
Торговля, Реклама и СССР.
«Jam of factories Glavkonditer» Fejgush N., 1938
sputnik 2 poster - Google Search
Bear USSR Russia CCCP - Mad Men Art: The 1891-1970 Vintage Advertisement Art Collection
politics aside, old soviet propaganda art/posters/etc makes for some very cool art