Every year on March 8, women of the USSR were presented with hundreds of thousands of all kinds of greeting cards. We have selected 70 of the kindest postcards since March 8, which our mothers and grandmothers received.
In 1917, the October Revolution took place, which for a long time changed the system and way of life of the vast country. The changes have not spared any sphere and not a single person. We decided compare labels of Russian and Soviet sweets before and after 1917to see how the revolution changed candy.
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The KVN team of Odessa University was one of the most popular and successful in the 1980s. Their philosophical jokes and unique manner of performance won the hearts of the audience, and the participants themselves were allowed to later release a bright and unforgettable "Gentleman Show" on the screens. They were at the top of their popularity, they could be seen in various humorous shows. How did their lives develop after fame?
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