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Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard

Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard

Spomenik: Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard in Lepoglava, Croatia. Completed in 1981 by sculptor Stevan Luketić. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.

Haludovo Palace Hotel

Haludovo Palace Hotel

The now-abandoned Haludovo Palace Hotel on Krk Island, Croatia. Completed in 1972. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Yugoslavia.

Apartment Building

Apartment Building

An example of a Khrushchyovka (apartment building) in Karosta, a neighbourhood of Liepāja, Latvia. Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Michael the Brave

Monument to Michael the Brave

Monument to Michael the Brave in Cluj Napoca, Romania. Completed in 1976 by sculptor Marius Butunoiu. Socialist-era monument in the former Eastern Bloc.

“Valul ai vantul”

“Valul ai vantul”

“Valul ai vantul” in Galați, Romania. Completed in 1977 by sculptor Ernest Kasnovschi. Socialist-era sculpture in the former Eastern Bloc.

Former Theatre

Former Theatre

An abandoned theatre in war-torn Ochamchire, southern Abkhazia. Stalinist Empire style, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Former Pearl Hotel

Former Pearl Hotel

Pearl Hotel in Ochamchire, in the southern region of the de facto state of Abkhazia. Now abandoned. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Resort Pitsunda

Resort Pitsunda

Sea-themed mosaic in the grounds of Resort Pitsunda, Abkhazia. Completed in 1967 by lead artist, Zurab Tsereteli. Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

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