Unlike Westerners, Soviets preferred to vacation at sanatoriums, which were modernist structures infused with a sense of utopia.
Looking for Traces of Lenin in Ukraine
The former Soviet republic, which used to have the most Lenin statutes per capita, has dealt with its old communist monuments in a myriad of ways.
From Ceramic Sea Creatures to Bauhaus Blocks, a Compendium of Exquisite Chess Sets
A new book features detailed photos and short essays about an eclectic range of elaborate chess sets from across multiple centuries and continents.
The Playful Yet Sobering Anti-Alcohol Posters of the Soviet Union
A new book from Fuel features previously unpublished anti-alcohol posters from the 1960s to ’80s in the Soviet Union.