Berlin Wall - 1989

November 1989 - the fall of the Berlin Wall; 2 years after President Reagan's famous speech "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down that wall!

Retro Travel from the Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia

Immigration Museum

"See You in Australia" Vintage Travel Ad, from the Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia

They say to write what you know, and Bezmozgis a Canadian author whose family emigrated from Latvia when he was six years old, does just that, crafting an interesting tale about three generations of Russian Jews emigrating from the USSR in the late 1970s. He skips most of the back story in favor of focusing in on the plight of his characters. This can be a bit confusing at first if you’re not a history buff.    http://www.opinionless.com/book-review-david-bezmozgis-the-free-world/

Design overshadows the book a bit here, but I love when a design combines retro and modern sensibilities like this.

http://www.danmilstein.com  '17 Cents and a Dream: My Incredible Journey from the U.S.S.R. to Living the American Dream' is Best Selling author Daniel Milstein's harrowing story about how his mother, father and brother escaped the oppressive government of the U.S.S.R and immigrated to Ann Arbor, Michigan. It has been described as the quintessent...

http://www.danmilstein.com '17 Cents and a Dream: My Incredible Journey from the U.S.S.R. to Living the American Dream' is Best Selling author Daniel Milstein's harrowing story about how his mother, father and brother escaped the oppressive government of the U.S.S.R and immigrated to Ann Arbor, Michigan. It has been described as the quintessent...

Igor Yakovlevich Pomerantsev (Russian Игорь Яковлевич Померанцев, born January 11, 1948 in Saratov in the USSR) is a Russian writer. He studied English philology and pedagogy at the University of Czernowitz. His first poetry publications appeared in 1972 in the Moscow magazine "Smena". He had contact with the Ukrainian civil rights movement. 1976 Pomerantsev was arrested by the KGB. He was alleged to have distributed political literature and have to listen to enemy radio stations and to…

Igor Yakovlevich Pomerantsev (Russian Игорь Яковлевич Померанцев, born January 11, 1948 in Saratov in the USSR) is a Russian writer. He studied English philology and pedagogy at the University of Czernowitz. His first poetry publications appeared in 1972 in the Moscow magazine "Smena". He had contact with the Ukrainian civil rights movement. 1976 Pomerantsev was arrested by the KGB. He was alleged to have distributed political literature and have to listen to enemy radio stations and to…

And one more Milla Jovovich: before emigration and after.

And one more Milla Jovovich: before emigration and after.


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