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Everyday life in Soviet: USSR nostalgia

The 1980s marked a transformative and eventful period in the history of the Soviet Union, encompassing a myriad of socio-economic changes and shifts that profoundly impacted the fabric of everyday life. As the nation continued its pursuit of communist ideals, the lives of ordinary Soviet citizens evolved in dynamic ways, reflecting both the enduring traditions […]

Trabant in East Berlin 1981
Life Behind the Iron Curtain

Introduction Life in East Berlin before the fall of the Iron Curtain (The Berlin Wall) was a tale of two contrasting worlds. As Germany became a battleground for the Cold War, the country was divided into two separate entities with vastly different economic and political systems. East Berlin, the capital city, was trapped within the […]