November 01, 2016

The Garage

For Soviet Man, the garage was a special place.

Guys gathered here after work to discuss their most pressing problems and maybe play a bit of chess. Sometimes, it was also a place to tie one on.

In the Soviet era, having a personal car was a widely held dream, and a garage even more so. Those who possessed the latter were known as “the lucky ones.”

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