Category Archives: Russia (Soviet Union)

Poster war: Soviet Union versus United States

Two posters, two superpowers, two objects … two success? * * * The first poster “нет!” (“No!”) I saw in flea market in Estonia. It has been drawn by Russian V. I. Govorkov, who was active from early 1930’s to late 1960’s. … Continue reading

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Berlin Reichstag 1945 and today

The 2nd World War ended this day 70 years ago. In 2 May 1945 the Germans surrendered to Soviet troops in the Battle of Berlin. Fighting continued near Berlin until the end of the war in Europe on 8 May 1945. The source … Continue reading

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Inya Lake Hotel in Rangoon year 1987

If you visit Inya Lake Hotel in Yangon today, it is something different than it was late 1980’s, in Rangoon – as the capital of Myanmar (Burma) was called then. I stayed in the hotel in September 1987. The hotel … Continue reading

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