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The Unseen USSR: Soviet Soldier On Leave

The photo below is a wonderfully candid image of what appears to be a Soviet soldier returning home on leave. I acquired it from a seller in the former Lithuanian SSR who specializes in Soviet-era antiques and ephemera. There are … Continue reading

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Soviet photo

Note: Transcription and translation added 8 Aug. 2012 Here’s a Soviet-era photo I recently acquired from someone in the former Lithuanian SSR: The banner reads: “For our Soviet Motherland.” Here’s the inscription on the back: The following transcription and translation … Continue reading

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