Yuri Gagarin.

March 1934 – 27 March was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April

A street kid learns shoe making, 1929.

A street kid learns shoe making, This is a journalistic Photo taken to show life's harsh realities. My father also had to work to supplement the family's income.


Schoolgirl in Kuban, 1965 (photo by Eve Arnold), via Revolver. I,(Jan) learned to love math and always loved school!

Soviet Union, 1970s.

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Leningrad, 1973.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Leningrad, 1973 A portrait of Lenin decorates a facade of the Winter Palace; for May Day celebrations and to commemorate the victory over the Nazis.

Children of the USSR.

Their parents got a hold of a Christmas duck. smiles for a day.