Once a Soviet era fountain with an intricate mosaic design , now a fancy chicken coop
Soviet modernism – Sana Sanatorium // Gagra // Abkhazia
On top of Mount Kanobili (1553 m.) in 1932, the Soviet Union built the first astrophysical observatory on the initiative of the Georgian scientist, Evgeni Kharadze.
We are not in kansas anymore toto !
At Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument ( 1983 ) along the georgian military highway // Gudauri // Georgia
Uncle Joe – La Dent de L’Oeil – Contemporary photography by Hélène Veilleux – #georgia #stalin #communism #soviet #cccp #history
Again, damn it, radio, television, the papers.
The powers that be, as expected, are consummate crooks.
Those back in the days at least had some fear, today’s are no better.
In the Bulgarian mythology, well before the appearance of human beings, the earth was inhabited by a race of giant named the Ispolini.
Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry The Ukrainian Institute of Scientific Research and Development // Kiev // Ukraine // 1965 // Architects F. Yuryev, L. Novikov
Museum of The History of Ukraine in World War II // Kiev // Ukraine)
One after the other …
In 2015 the Ukrainian parliament has voted to ban propaganda and symbols of totalitarian, Communist and Nazi regimes on its territory.
Memorial to the Holodomor Victims ( 1932-1933 ) // Kiev // Ukraine
Holodomor (голодомо́р ) , literraly “Extermination by hunger”, was a man-made famine ( under the guidance of Joseph Stalin) which killed an estimated 2.5 to 7.5 million ukrainian between 1932 and 1933.