Category: Moscow

Gorky Street (Tverskaya) in Moscow, 1956. Photo by Armand…

Gorky Street (Tverskaya) in Moscow, 1956. Photo by Armand Latourre.

Central Telegraph in Moscow decorated for the 50th Anniversary…

Central Telegraph in Moscow decorated for the 50th Anniversary of the Soviet Union (1972)

My visit to Cosmonauts Alley in Moscow was entirely unexpected;…

My visit to Cosmonauts Alley in Moscow was entirely unexpected; I walked into a park and there it was. A very spacious, monumental place with statues of Soviet cosmonauts and space scientists (Tsiolkovsky, Korolyov and others). The area is surrounded by blooming chestnut trees, and you can see Ostankino TV tower in the distance.

A ‘Soviet candy shop’ on Novosloboskaya. It carries…

A ‘Soviet candy shop’ on Novosloboskaya. It carries some traditional Russian sweets and has a nice little display of vintage packaging. And the impressive Soviet red scales!

Pioneers from other cities came to see the Red Square. Moscow,…

Pioneers from other cities came to see the Red Square. Moscow, 1976.

Space exhibition in the Moscow Polytechnic Museum. Photo by…

Space exhibition in the Moscow Polytechnic Museum. Photo by Nikolai Kondakov (1979)

Moscow, people walking by GUM (the 19 century mall bordering…

Moscow, people walking by GUM (the 19 century mall bordering with Red Square) (1974)

Moscow 1950

Moscow 1950

Leningradskoye Shosse in Moscow, early 1970s (via Mikhail…

Leningradskoye Shosse in Moscow, early 1970s (via Mikhail Tkachyov)

Moskva Hotel terrace near the Red Square (Moscow, 1955)

Moskva Hotel terrace near the Red Square (Moscow, 1955)