Only after Stalin’s death in 1953 were the first western photographers allowed into Moscow and to take the first photographs of the Soviet State. These images are from a very early French photographer, letting the world see the people of Moscow for the first time in a decade.
Poverty, prostitutes and the long, slow death of the Soviet Union: Haunting pictures show desperate struggle to survive in last days of USSR
Looks more like the 1970s: Women patients sit at a table with food and fold their laundry in a rundown hospital ward in Moscow in July 1991. (1991!!!! That means this was in MY lifetime, and I'm only 22.)
Featuring the cinematic vision of cutting-edge director/writer Timur Bekmambetov, "Day Watch" is the next installment in the best-selling sci-fi novels of Sergei Lukyanenko. When the previous installment, "Night Watch," was released in its native Russia in July 2004, it became an instant smash hit breaking all film gross records in post-Soviet history. A dazzling mix of state-of-the-art visual effects, amazing action sequences and nail-biting horror set in contemporary Moscow