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Jul/11

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The only lace museum in Russia

Museum of lace is a museum in Vologda city, the branch of Vologda State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve. The address: Vologda, Kremlin Square, 12.

The museum is located in the historic center of Vologda in a two-story stone building – an object of cultural heritage of federal importance of the 18th century.

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Our first post about Soviet space propaganda received a lot of attention so we decided to make the second part. All the posters are available in high quality (clickable).

Glory to the Fatherland of Heroes!

Glory to the Fatherland of Heroes!

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Several interesting posters of historical epoch.

Second part of Soviet space propaganda posters.

Fatherland! You lighted the star of progress and peace. Glory to the science, glory to the labor! Glory to the Soviet regime!

Fatherland! You lighted the star of progress and peace. Glory to the science, glory to the labor! Glory to the Soviet regime!

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Mar/11

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Amazing house of Russian blacksmith

In the village of Kunary (Nevyanskiy district of Sverdlovsk oblast) there is an incredibly beautiful and amazing house. The house is the handwork of blacksmith Sergey Kirillov.

Here you can see the domes of churches, crosses, doves, coat of arms of the USSR, kittens, flowers, children and thousands of different cute flourishes. As a result of nationwide contest of amateur wooden architecture in 1999, the house of Kirillov Sergey Ivanovich was recognized as the best in Russia. The photos by daypic.ru

Russian blacksmith house view 1

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If you are visiting Rostov-on-Don one of the places of interest of the city is the following beautiful staircase (the address is Dobrovolskogo Str., 8/3). All the work is made by one man, the artist Konstantin Nikolaev, living in one of the apartments.

Rostov-on-Don, Russia most beautiful staircase view 1

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Jan/11

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Soviet New Year’s cards

Another blast from Soviet past of Russia – the postcards wishing Happy New Year.

Soviet New Year card 1

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Nov/10

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The window frames of Kostroma city

Recently we had the post about Myshkin town window frames. And here is the next part of Russian windows frames photos taken on the streets of Kostroma city. The photos were captured by Ivan Hafizov.

Kostroma city, Russia windows frames view 1

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Nov/10

7

The window frames of Myshkin town

Myshkin is a small town with the population about 5,700 located in Yaroslavl oblast. The name of the town is derived from Russian word “myshka” meaning little mouse.

The town is known first of all for its unique and the only in the world Museum of Mouse. But today we will look at another attraction of Myshkin – beautiful window frames. The photos were captured by Ivan Hafizov. Second part of the photos devoted to Kostroma city window frames.

Myshkin town, Russia windows frames view 1

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Oct/10

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Signs of the Zodiac park of Moscow city

The following public garden called “Signs of the Zodiac”  is located near Sviblovo metro station of  Moscow city. The park is known for unique and original sculptures of every Zodiac sign made by Andrey Aseryants.

Moscow city, Russia Signs of the Zodiac park view 1

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Aug/10

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Socialism vs Capitalism propaganda posters

Here are several posters that “showed” Soviet people the difference between socialism and capitalism.

Socialism vs Capitalism propaganda poster

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