Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Soviet Moscow 1971 -- 21 Vintage Images from Lenin to Marx

In celebration  of the anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution we are sharing some images of Soviet Moscow in 1971. This postcard folder had 21 images of various buildings and thoroughfares.

There are terrific photos of Moscow at night, the Pokrovsky Cathedral in winter, Lenin Stadium and two grand hotels among others.

The post is framed by monuments to Lenin and Marx.

(click on images to enlarge)

Monument to commemorate the heroic victories of the Soviet people in space exploration

Moscow at night

TV tower

State university building

Pushkin Monument

Moscow City Council Building

Building of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance

View of the Kremlin from the Moscow River

Red Square

Space Pavilion

Karl Marx Prospect

Kalinin Avenue

State Academic Bolshoi Theater Union of the USSR

1812 Triumphal Arch

Pokrovsky Cathedral

Lenin Stadium

Ukraine Hotel

Kremlin Palace of Congresses

Russia Hotel

Pretty sure you should know who this is!

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