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Põhjarannik Resort Hotel

Põhjarannik Resort Hotel

Pohjarannik Resort Hotel in Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia. Completed in 1987 by M. Poduškin and S. Novikov. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin

Monument to Vladimir Lenin in Narva, Estonia. Completed in 1957 by sculptor Olav Männi. Soviet-era monument in the former USSR.

Baltic Station

Baltic Station

Baltic Station (Tallinn Passenger Station) in Tallinn Estonia. Completed in 1967. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.

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.

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.

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.

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