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Friendship of Nations Monument

Friendship of Nations Monument

The powerful Friendship of Nations Monument in Khobi, Georgia by sculptor Zurab Tsereteli. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Residential building

Residential building

Monumental mosaic on the side of a Residential building (former glass factory) in Kutaisi, Georgia. Soviet artwork in the former USSR.

Sanatorium Iveria

Sanatorium Iveria

Sanatorium Iveria in Tskaltubo, Georgia. Completed in 1962 by architect M. Buzogli. Stalinist Empire style, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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.

Mother Armenia Complex

Mother Armenia Complex

Mother Armenia Complex on the outskirts of Gyumri in northern Armenia. Completed in 1975. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Moscow Cinema

Moscow Cinema

Moscow Cinema in Yerevan, Armenia. Completed in the 1960s by architects, Tiran Yerkanyan and Gevorg Kochar. Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Former Cable Car Station

Former Cable Car Station

Abandoned Cable Car Station in Yerevan, Armenia. Completed in 1962 by architect Baghdasar Arzumanyan. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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