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Retro photographs of Russia

Retro photographs of Russia

Retro photographs of Russia. Chess game between the Red Army (black) and the Red Fleet (white). July 20, 1924

Retro photographs of Russia. Live Chess game between the Red Army (black) and the Red Fleet (white). July 20, 1924. Red Army soldiers and sailors in the role of pawns, the riders on horses in their squares, combat crew moving on the chessboard portrayed chess game by Peter Romanovsky and Ilya Rabinovich. It was the fifth such experience of promoting chess. In 1921 such chess games were held in Smolensk, Kerch, Omsk and Moscow. The party lasted 5 hours and ended in a draw. The place of live chess game – The Palace Square in Leningrad.

Retro photographs of Russia

Live Chess game between the Red Army (black) and the Red Fleet (white). July 20, 1924.

Retro photographs of Russia

1915 Military Unit, Leisure

Retro photographs of Russia

All in line to the Mausoleum, 1935

Retro photographs of Russia

Day of white daisies – the day of collection of contributions to the fight against tuberculosis, 1912

confiscated church property

confiscated Mitra, 1921

confiscated church property

Red Army soldiers endure church values, 1923. Closure of the Simonov Monastery in Moscow.

Discontinued church bells, Zaporozhye, 1931

Discontinued church bells, Zaporozhye, 1931

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Family of merchant Polenov. 1910. Shot during the Red Terror in 1918

Fire-fighters, the Moscow fire brigade, 1913

Fire-fighters, the Moscow fire brigade, 1913

Retro photographs of Russia

Horse tram, 1900, Pskov, Velikolutskaya street. photographer M.I.Gerasimov.

parade

The parade of inflatable houses on Red Square, 1931

Nicholas 1894

Nicholas 1894

Flood in Moscow, 1927

Flood in Moscow, 1927

Nicholas Romanov in Japan, 1890

Nicholas Romanov in Japan, 1890

Kremlin eagles

removed from Kremlin eagles, 1935

Photo by Arcady Shaikht

The attendant at the fungus, 1925, Photo by Arcady Shaikht

Exhibition

The Fourth International Automobile Exhibition in St. Petersburg, 1913

Women on the Volga boatmen, 1900

Women pulling the heavy boat on the Volga, 1900

Mamlakat Nakhangova

Mamlakat Nakhangova and Stalin

Mamlakat Nakhangova – participant of the Stakhanovite movement in the USSR. The youngest and the first holder of the pioneers of the highest order of the USSR – the Order of Lenin, who received it at the age of 11, for harvesting (collecting per day 70-80 pounds against the adult rate 13-15 kg). Author – Boris Ignatovich.

Retro photographs of Russia

Lenin Mausoleum

second wooden Lenin Mausoleum

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