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Post Office, Kaskovo, Leningrad Oblast, Russia (2015)

Once there were many of them by every longer stretch of road in Russia. Even in smaller towns the roadside post offices were grand and beautiful. 559 more words


Yakovlev Yak 24

In the late 1940s and early 1950s an experienced Soviet aircraft designer endeavoring to compete with Mil met with scant helicopter success. A. S. Yakovlev had produced several successful fixed-wing aircraft during World War II, and he placed his Yak 100 helicopter into competition with the Mi-1. 342 more words


Soviet-Era Bus Stops

Of all the places you’d expect to find an elaborately designed bus stop shaped like a giant seashell, the streets of Gagra, Abkhazia, probably wouldn’t be one of them. 222 more words