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.

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Illegal market of used cars
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Big toys for little boys
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Half-empty kiosks with ice cream and tobacco
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Such road-trains had been designed especially for the Olympic Games
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A gypsy family is getting in a taxi
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Butchers are cutting meat right on a street
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Line at a fruit shop
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A school bus beside the Embassy of the United States in Moscow
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There were lines not only at stores and markets, but also at museums
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Hotel Moskva
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Reading newspapers
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Making a music video with famous Italian singer Raffaella Carra at the Church of the Intercession at Fili
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School graduates are celebrating the termination of study with Pepsi
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Another popular foreign drink was Fanta
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People often used waste ground as a personal garden where they raised potatoes and other vegetables
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Line at a sausage shop

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Artists on the Arbat Street

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Musicians of 1980s
See more: Cult rock musicians from the late USSR
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Government's vehicle fleet
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Typical Soviet celebratory meal
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A bus station
See more: Photos of epic Soviet bus stops by Christopher Herwig
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Sale of Egyptian oranges on the street

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Just married
See more: Colour of Soviet weddings on photographs of the bygone era
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A showcase of the GUM

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Celebrating of the International Workers' Day
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Central market

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Gym class at a Moscow school

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It was normal to see a person with scales on the street. For a small fee you could weigh yourself

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At a wine shop
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Opening of a new perfume shop of a famous French brand in 1989

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Youth. 1989
See more: Saucy youth movements of the late USSR
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Gorky Park from above
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Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Cinderella at the Moscow Music Peace Festival 1989
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Very rare in the Soviet Union Mercedes-Benz W123 T-modell

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Photo Sources: PastVu, Varlamov



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