Spomenik: Monument to Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Fascism in Plovanija, Croatia. Completed in 1981. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.
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Spomenik: Lepoglava Memorial Graveyard in Lepoglava, Croatia. Completed in 1981 by sculptor Stevan Luketić. Socialist-era monument in the former Yugoslavia.
The now-abandoned Haludovo Palace Hotel on Krk Island, Croatia. Completed in 1972. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Yugoslavia.
An example of a Khrushchyovka (apartment building) in Karosta, a neighbourhood of Liepāja, Latvia. Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre in Irbene, Latvia. Orginally established in 1967 by the Soviet Military. Former USSR.
Monument to the Liberators of Rēzekne in Latvia. Completed in 1974 by sculptors O. Silins and O. Kalejs. Soviet-era war memorial in the former USSR.
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” in Galați, Romania. Completed in 1977 by sculptor Ernest Kasnovschi. Socialist-era sculpture in the former Eastern Bloc.
Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest, Romania. Modernist, Socialist-era architecture in the former Easter Bloc.
An abandoned theatre in war-torn Ochamchire, southern Abkhazia. Stalinist Empire style, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
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.
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.