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Unversal electron microscope UEM-100 at All-Union Agricultural Exhibition
A unversal electron microscope UEM-100 (up to 35000-times enlargement) presented at the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition (VVTs) in Moscow.
Square-breeding planter SKGH-4 at Agricultural Exhibition Center
Square-breeding planter SKGH-4 - a machine for planting corn, cotton, sunflower, castor beans and other crops, with the placement of slots in the corners of squares or rectangles. At the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition (Exhibition Centre) in Moscow.
Athlete Vladimir Bulatov performs pole vault
Athlete Vladimir Bulatov (Spartak Minsk) performs a pole vault at an international athletics event, 1955.
Women's 800-meter race
International athletics competitions in Moscow, 1955. Women's 800-meter race.
Mishka, pet bear cub aboard battleship "Sevastopol"
Mishka, a pet bear cub aboard the battleship "Sevastopol".
Passengers of Moscow railway electric train
Passengers of a Moscow railway electric train.
Soviet rower Yury Tyukalov
Yury Tyukalov, Soviet rower, two-time Olympic champion, Merited Master of Sports, European champion, and multiple champion of the USSR as member of the Krasnoye Znamya sports club.
First Foreign Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru meets with Young Pioneers in Leningrad
Young Pioneers of Leningrad present an album and flower bouquets to the first Foreign Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru.
Hotel "Bolshoi Ural" in Sverdlovsk
Hotel "Bolshoi Ural" in Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg).
Artist Alexander Kotukhin with his students
Honored Artist of Russia, one of the founders of the Palekh lacquer art Alexander Kotukhin with students from the Palkeh Art School.
Soviet rower Yury Tyukalov
Yury Tyukalov, two-time Olympic champion, Merited Master of Sports, many-time champion of the USSR (with the Red Banner sports club) and Europe champion.
Transport flyover at DneproGES
A transport flyover at the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station (DneproGES).
Leningradskoye high road in Moscow
Leningradskoye high road in Moscow.
Square near Kursky Rail Terminal in Moscow
A square near the Kursky Rail Terminal in Moscow.
Pouring liquid steel at open-hearth shop of Zaporozhstal plant
Pouring liquid steel at the open-hearth shop of the Zaporozhstal plant.
Steel-melter at open-hearth shop of Zaporozhstal plant
Steel-melter Mikhail Onischenko working at the open-hearth shop of the Zaporozhstal plant.
Moscow Kremlin's Cathedral of the Archangel
Moscow Kremlin's Cathedral of the Archangel. The cathedral was constructed from 1505 through 1508 under the supervision of Italian architect Aloisio the New at the site of the old cathedral of the 14th century, and was consecrated by Metropolitan Simon.
Entrance of Archangel's Cathedral of Moscow Kremlin
People at the entrance of the Archangel's Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.
Senior research associate Yevgeny Kudelya at work
Senior research associate Yevgeny Kudelya at work at the Paton Electric Welding Institute in Kiev.
Grass hockey competitions
The grass hockey teams of Arkhangelsk and Moscow compete in a match held at the Metrostroy's stadium in Moscow, 1955.
Moscow Kremlin's Dormition Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin's Dormition Cathedral on Cathedral Square. The cathedral was constructed from 1475 through 1479 under the supervision of Italian architect Aristotele Fioravanti.
Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine
A chemical shop at the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine (MMK, "Magnitka").
Assumption Cathedral in Smolensk
The Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral (Assumption Cathedral), the cathedral of the Smolensk diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. Built in memory of the heroic defense of the city of Smolensk in 1609-1611 at the place of a same-name cathedral built in the 12th century.
Supporters watch football match USSR vs. FRG at Dynamo Stadium
Supporters watch a friendly international football match between the national teams of the German Federal Republic and Soviet Union. Dynamo Stadium. August 21, 1955.
Excavator loading ore at Magnitnaya Mountain
Excavator loading ore at Magnitnaya Mountain. The Eastern slope of The Southern Urals, left (Asian) bank of the Ural River.
Soviet science-fiction writer Boris Lyapunov
Soviet science-fiction writer, journalist, publicist Boris Lyapunov.
School girls at Mikhail Lomonosov museum
School girls visit the Mikhail Lomonosov museum at the village of Lomonosovo, Arkhangelsk Region.
Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow
The Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow.
Tourists in Caucasus
Tourists in Caucasus.
Khorman, Tori breed stallion, at All-Union Agricultural Exhibition
Khorman, a Tori breed stallion, showcased at the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow.
Ukrainian cow named Mazurka at All-Union Agricultural Exhibition
A Ukrainian cow named Mazurka at the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow.
Cow named Kukla at All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow
A cow named Kukla (Doll) at the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow.
Light grey Orlov Trotters
Light grey Orlov Trotters. The All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow.
A Soviet Merino, a breed of fine-wooled sheep. The All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow.
Soviet writers Leonid Leonov and Nikolai Tikhonov
Soviet writers Leonid Leonov, left, and Nikolai Tikhonov.
Multi-purpose railway car manufactured at Uralvagonzavod
A multi-purpose railway car manufactured at the Uralvagonzavod plant.