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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.

Aqua Park

Aqua Park

Aqua Park (formerly Druskininkai Hydrotherapy Centre) in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Completed in 1979. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Culture Centre

Culture Centre

Culture Centre in Visaginas, a city in the north-eastern edge of Lithuania. Completed in the 1970s. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League

Monument to the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League

Monument to the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League in Kaunas Location: Grūtas Park (Druskininkai), Lithuania Completed: 1979 Sculptor: S. Sharapovas Alternative name: Monument to the Kaunas Komsomol Genre: Soviet monument, former USSRSometimes called...

Administrative Building

Administrative Building

Soviet-era relief on the front of an administrative building in Liepāja, a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea. Former USSR

Monument to the Latvian Red Riflemen 

Monument to the Latvian Red Riflemen 

Monument to the Latvian Red Riflemen in Daugavpils, Latvia. Completed in the 1970s by sculptor I. Falkmanis. Soviet-era war memorial in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin inside the former Zeltini Missile Base, Latvia. Created in 1970 by sculptor G.Grundberga. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Contemporary Art Centre

Contemporary Art Centre

Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. Former Exhibition Palace. Completed in 1967. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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