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Divorce, Moscow, USSR, 1966. Photographed by Eve Arnold.

Divorce, Moscow, USSR, 1966. Photographed by Eve Arnold.

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Moscow 1953

Москва в 1953 году.

Varvarka Gate, Moscow, c. 1910 via reddit Ori…

Varvarka Gate, Moscow, c. 1910

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Opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Games in …

Opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Games in Moscow. THE USSR. July 19, 1980

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The first McDonalds opens in Moscow, 1990 via …

The first McDonalds opens in Moscow, 1990

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Story here. . At the time of its construction, it was the largest McDonald’s in the world. A venue with 900 seats with a staff of about 600 workers that were carefully selected from 35,000 applicants. A crowd of more than 5,000 Soviet citizens lined up in Pushkinskaya Square before it even opened and about 30,000 customers passed through the door throughout the whole day.

“That wasn’t so much of a problem as we were used to standing in lines for days just to get our monthly ration of sugar and tea”, one customer said.

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Moscow of the 1950s. Photo by V. Chemeris.

Dior models in Moscow, 1959. Photographed by Howard Sochurek.

Dior models in Moscow, 1959. Photographed by Howard Sochurek.

An express train at Moscow’s Udelnaya st…

An express train at Moscow’s Udelnaya station, 1939.

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Soviet ICBMs parade in Moscow, 1990, the last …

Soviet ICBMs parade in Moscow, 1990, the last parade honoring the Bolshevik Revolution

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Dior models in Moscow, 1959. Photographed by Howard Sochurek.

Dior models in Moscow, 1959. Photographed by Howard Sochurek.