Archive for September 2012 | Monthly archive page

Cheboksary is the capital city of the Soviet Chuvash Republic and a large port on the Volga River. Population: 419,592 (1989 Census) Some rare photos from SovietEraMusem archive:

Our reportage from photo exhibition “100 anniversary of Russian Air Force 1912-2012″ (Moscow, Russian Federation). Exlusive of the SovietEraMuseum:

Ostankino Tower  is a television and radio tower in Moscow, Russia. Standing 540.1 metres (1,772 ft) tall. The tower was the first free-standing structure to exceed 500 m (1,600 ft) in height. Ostankino was built to mark the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. It is named after the Ostankino district of Moscow in which it is located. Construction began in 1963 and was completed in 1967. SovietEraMuseum

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Exlusive! Only in the SovietEraMuseum. Real photos and letters from ww2 battlefront 1941-1945

In mid-September 1954, nuclear bombing tests were performed in Totskoye range during the training exercise Snezhok(Snowball or Light Snow) with some 45,000 people, all Soviet soldiers and officers, who were exposed to radiation from a bomb twice as powerful as the one dropped on Hiroshima nine years earlier. The exercise was commanded by the Marshal of the Soviet Union, Georgy Zhukov. At 9:33 a.m. on

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The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a nine-year war during the Cold war fought by the Soviet Army against the Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement and foreign “Arab–Afghan” volunteers. The mujahideen received wide military and financial support from Pakistan also receiving direct and indirect support by the United States and China. The Afghan government fought with the intervention of the Soviet Union as its primary ally. The total irrecoverable personnel losses of the

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The SovietEraMuseum present photo works of prominent soviet photojournalists. First part: The Best photos of 1974

Lev Yashin  - nicknamed as “The Black Spider”, or “The Black Panther”, was a Soviet football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game. He was known for his superior athleticism in goal, imposing stature, amazing reflex saves and inventing the idea of goalkeeper sweeping. Yashin was voted the best goalkeeper of

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The SovietEraMuseum exclusive. May be we have the biggest collection of Soviet postcards at the world. This is a second part. Propaganda postcards about Soviet Red Army:

Yevgeny Anan’evich Khaldei (23 March 1917 – 6 October 1997) was a Red Army photographer, best known for his World War II photograph of a Soviet soldier Raising a flag over the Reichstag, in Berlin, capital of the vanquished Nazi Germany (1933–45). Khaldei’s most renowned photographs were taken when he was a Red Army photographer from 1941 to 1946. Khaldei’s photographs emphasised his feelings

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