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Kulob Bus Station

Kulob Bus Station

The facade on the side of the bus station in Kulob, a city in central Tajikistan. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Kulob, a city on the Yakhsu River in central Tajikistan. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Apartment Building

Apartment Building

A large and detailed mosaic on the side of an apartment building in Kulob, Tajikistan (Central Asia). Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

“Aeroflot” Mosaic

“Aeroflot” Mosaic

“Aeroflot” mosaic on the side of an apartment building in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Completed in the late 1970s. Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Completed in 1948 by sculptor N. Neroda. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Eternal Flame Memorial

Eternal Flame Memorial

Eternal Flame Memorial inside Enenin Koz Zhashy Park in Osh, southern Kyrgyzstan. Soviet-era war memorial in the former USSR.

“V.I. Lenin”

“V.I. Lenin”

Mosaic of V.I. Lenin in Kulob, Tajikistan. Completed in 1984 by artists L. Gadjiev and S. Sharipov. Soviet-era artwork in the former USSR.

Town Hall

Town Hall

Town Hall (Osh Oblast Administration) in the southern city of Osh, Kyrgyzstan (Central Asia). Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in former USSR.

Cinema Russia

Cinema Russia

Cinema Russia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Completed in 1963 by architects S. Chechik and P. Mochulskii. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Cholpon-Ata on the nothern shores of Lake Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

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