Back to the USSR

Remember your old elementary school class pictures? I bet not many of them featured Lenin. Mine does (no, the guy in the top left corner is not our school principal). It all looks so quaint, I had to share it! Thanks for indulging!


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Russian sunset

Sunset in historic Suzdal, a town famous for its early Russian architecture.
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Seven Sisters

An aerial view of Moscow, with one of Stalin’s “seven sisters” (skyscrapers) in the center.
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Russian spring

Spring in the Russian countryside.
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Early spring

Early spring in a birch forest.
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Spring is coming!

Forget the groundhog and his predictions. If you see a bear floating down the river in Moscow, spring is coming!
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Black and white photos

Black and white photos can be so beautiful…
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