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Donetsk – (former names:Yuzovka, Staline, Stalino) is a large city in Ukrainian SSR. In 1924, under the Soviet rule, the city’s name was changed to Stalin. In that year, the city’s population totaled 63,708, and in the next year, 80,085. In 1929-31 the city’s name was changed to Stalino.The city did not have a drinking

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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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Militsiya or militia  is used as an official name of the civilian police in several former communist states. Soviet Milicija in 1917-1967: Photos from the SovietEraMuseum archive:

The SovietEraMuseum exclusive. Photo postcards about Gas & Oil Industry in USSR:

Perestroyka and The End of Soviet Empire: Soviet alcoholics and homeless. Boris Mikhailov with panoramic Gorizont-5 camera. Reportage “Near Land”

The Baikal-Amur Mainline is a 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 5⁄6 in) broad gauge railway line in Russia. Traversing Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, the 4,324 km (2,687 mi) long BAM runs about 610 to 770 km (380 to 480 miles) north of and parallel to the Trans-Siberian railway. SovietEraMuseum present unique photos about The Baikal-Amur Mainline:

1980-s’ – The Golden Age of USSR. Militsiya or militia  is used as an official name of the civilian police in several former communist states. Photos and Art works from the SovietEraMuseum archive:

Soviet racing cars. The SovietEraMuseum exclusive!

Moscow  is the capital city and the most populous city of USSR. SovietEraMuseum present a great photo story about ‘golden years’ of Soviet Moscow:

Kharkov is the second-largest city of Soviet Ukraine. Located in the north-east of the country, it is the largest city of the Slobozhanshchyna historical region. The city was founded in 1654 and was a major centre of Ukrainian culture in the Russian Empire. Kharkiv became the first city in Ukraine to acknowledge the Soviet power in December of 1917 and becoming later

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