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June 9, 2016 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital

1980s in the USSR were rather eventful times. It started from the grandiose Olympic Games, and then ended with beginning of the collapse of the Soviet Union. These interesting historical photos of Moscow show the people’s life of those days: huge lines at stores, first foreign drink Pepsi, new youth movements, and the fresh breath of freedom.

 

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 1Illegal market of used cars.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 2Big toys for little boys.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 3Half-empty kiosks with ice cream and tobacco.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 4Such road-trains had been designed especially for the Olympic Games.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 5A gypsy family is getting in a taxi.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 6Butchers are cutting meat right on a street.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 7Line at a fruit shop.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 8A school bus beside the Embassy of the United States in Moscow.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 9There were lines not only at stores and markets, but also at museums.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 10Hotel Moskva.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 11Reading newspapers.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 12Making a music video with famous Italian singer Raffaella Carra at the Church of the Intercession at Fili.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 13School graduates are celebrating the termination of study with Pepsi.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 14Another popular foreign drink was Fanta.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 15People often used waste ground as a personal garden where they raised potatoes and other vegetables.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 16Line at a sausage shop.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 20Artists on the Arbat Street.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 22Musicians of 1980s.
See more: Cult rock musicians from the late USSR

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 23Government’s vehicle fleet.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 24Typical Soviet celebratory meal.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 25A bus station.
See more: Photos of epic Soviet bus stops by Christopher Herwig

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 26Sale of Egyptian oranges on the street.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 28Just married.
See more: Colour of Soviet weddings on photographs of the bygone era

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 29A showcase of the GUM.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 32Celebrating of the International Workers’ Day.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 33Central market.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 34 Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 35 Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 36

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 37Gym class at a Moscow school.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 39It was normal to see a person with scales on the street. For a small fee you could weigh yourself.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 44At a wine shop.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 45Opening of a new perfume shop of a famous French brand in 1989.

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Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 50Youth. 1989.
See more: Saucy youth movements of the late USSR

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 51Gorky Park from above.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 52Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Cinderella at the Moscow Music Peace Festival 1989.

Moscow 1980s: Interesting historical photos of the Soviet capital - 53Very rare in the Soviet Union Mercedes-Benz W123 T-modell.

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Photo Sources: PastVu, Varlamov | Compilation: Sean Sheepskin



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