Monument to the Unknown Soldier in Sukhumi, Abkhazia. Created in 1965, damaged 1992-93 and restored in 1995. Soviet war memorial in the former USSR.
Mosaic-cover bus stop by the coast in Ochamchire in the de facto republic of Abkhazia. Modernist, Soviet architecture in the former USSR.
Soviet-era relief on the outer wall of the House of Culture in Pitsunda, a resort town on the Black Sea Coast in Abkhazia. Former USSR.
Former Ballroom at Resort Pitsunda in Abkhazia. Alternative names Resort of all-Union and Seven Candles Resort. Soviet architecture in the former USSR.
Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.