1981 USSR in color
• in the color of the Soviet Union in 1981
Overall, in 1981 - is the apogee of "stagnation", the last stage of ossification of the Soviet political system.
December 19 Leonid Ilyich was awarded the fourth star of the Hero of the Soviet Union:
Next pictures from the photo essay in 1981 by Peter Marlow (Magnum agency).
Total "baby" memory of the early 1980s - and the cold grayness. But there was one bright spot, which warmed everything - a holiday "in the South", ie, on the Black Sea coast...
In the early 1980s there went millions of Soviet citizens. Most of them was getting the trains.
Vacationers in the train station at the Sochi:
The Pioneers on the Sochi railway station:
I, too, was in 1981 in Sochi! It seems that in extreme times.
The beaches creates a nightmare (as now, probably). This Odessa beach-81:
In the Soviet resort life lacked entertainment.
One of the most enjoyable were the boat trips. Sochi:
Excursions in open buses, Sochi:
On the seafront in Sochi (and in other resort areas), people playing chess and checkers:
So there was even such a show in Sochi "nightclub":
Given that in 1981 introduced criminal liability for illegal karate training!
Someone just wanted to lie down on a bench. Primorsky Boulevard in Sochi:
The room of distorting mirrors in Sochi:
I was in such a child!
Favorite children's entertainment at the time: slot machines, and a shooting range. Sochi:
And what holiday without ice cream? Sochi:
And kvass course:
The Lesson "Disco" in the pioneer camp "CASS Banner" near Odessa:
Perhaps the lesson gives the photographer Peter Marlow. "Travolta Style".
Veteran talks about war children in the pioneer camp "Red Flag" near Odessa:
1981 - this is the era of shortages and queues.
Here in a clothing store in Odessa, "threw" something in short supply:
But the people for breaking Pepsi-Cola:
But the Soviet system of medicine and health care are, in general, at a height.
People resting after sulfur baths at Matsesta:
oxygen treatment in a sanatorium near Riga:
A little fotonablyudeny Peter Marlowe.
On the bench in Riga:
Odessa on a rainy day:
foreign attraction at ENEA in Moscow:
The people find their entertainment for the soul in the darkest times of stagnation.
Member of Riga Hunting Club:
And a few fotozarisovok 1981 already from other sources.
At the Belarusian railway station in Moscow:
Moscow Street 1981:
And look at 1981 Sq. Dzerzhinsky (Lubyanka)
Sofia's Square in Kyiv-81:
Children's Clinic in Novorossiysk:
That such was our life in a memorable 1981, in a country that many now call "scoop."