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Tara Ison

Soviet Blocks

Photo by Christine HaberstockIt was pre-Chernobyl, Gorbachev was the new kid on the Soviet bloc, and glasnost was coming, but not quite there yet. In Leningrad the graying hotel maids had begged for our scented deodorants and shampoos; in Moscow the citizens had looked resigned, their hunched gloom exactly what......
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