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Former Military Housing

Former Military Housing

A now-abandoned Military Housing Unit in Irbene, Latvia. Completed in the early 1970s. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Freedom Monument

Freedom Monument

Freedom Monument in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Completed in 1935 by sculptor Karlis Zale. War memorial in the former USSR.

Gas Station

Gas Station

Gas Station in Karosta, a former Russian naval base and neighbourhood of Liepāja, Latvia. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Furniture Store

Furniture Store

Furniture Store in Kuldiga, a town in western Latvia, part of the Baltic States. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Jacques Lipchitz

Monument to Jacques Lipchitz

Monument to Jacques Lipchitz in Druskininkai, a spa town on the Nemunas River in southern Lithuania. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Nemunas Sanatorium

Nemunas Sanatorium

The now-abandoned Nemunas Sanatorium in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Constructed between 1966 and 1970. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Grūtas Park (Druskininkai), Lithuania. Completed in 1952 by sculptor N. Tomskis. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

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 the Liberators of Rēzekne

Monument to the Liberators of Rēzekne

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.

Aqua Park

Aqua Park

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

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