Smart History of Russia
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That's gone on for 10 years (1954-1964) that Khrushchev ran our country? Trying to get her out of trouble. Much possible. He stopped mass repressions. Emptied the camp. It years the first satellite, Gagarin's flight, an incredible blossoming of literature and art. In the second half of the 50s began the rise of the Soviet economy. But quickly extinguished.
Vintage National Geographic Scans
December, 1959 Brilliant chandeliers light an undergroud palace in Moscow’s subway. Each of the city’s 46 subway stations differ in architectural motif; the decor stresses Soviet achievements. Construction in the 1930’s enlisted the country’s best planners and artists, and thousands of labourers. Corridors and landings house statues, murals, and gem-studded mosaics glorifying Russian leaders, soldiers, and workers. Some street-level entrances esemble classic temples.