RBTH RBTH RBTH RBTH RBTH RBTH RBTH These photographs were taken in the Siberian Yeniseysk Governorate in the 20th century. They remain in the archive of the city of Krasnoyarsk’s local museum. This is visual history: the local residents’ livelihoods, deer herding and shipping on the Yenisei River, and constructing churches. But the most interesting and astounding is, of course, the faces of people who lived at the beginning of the 20th century. RBTH
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Brighton Beach: A bit of the USSR in the USA

Brighton Beach is a New York neighborhood with a lot of character located on the Atlantic coast. It was the place where emigrants from the former USSR moved, mostly Russian-speaking Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russians.
By Uliana Bazar, special to RBTH
Brighton Beach is a New York neighborhood with a lot of character located on the Atlantic coast // Street scene. Brighton Beach, New York. April 16, 2012
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Uliana Bazar

Brighton Beach is a New York neighborhood with a lot of character located on the Atlantic coast // Street scene. Brighton Beach, New York. April 16, 2012
This place is also called "Little Odessa" in honor of the city in southern Ukraine. // A Ukrainian playing poker on the beach. Brighton Beach, New York. June 16, 2012.

Uliana Bazar

This place is also called "Little Odessa" in honor of the city in southern Ukraine. // A Ukrainian playing poker on the beach. Brighton Beach, New York. June 16, 2012.
This neighborhood became popular in the 1970s. Brighton Beach was the place where emigrants from the former USSR moved, mostly Russian-speaking Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russians. // Women at “Back to USSR” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013.

Uliana Bazar

This neighborhood became popular in the 1970s. Brighton Beach was the place where emigrants from the former USSR moved, mostly Russian-speaking Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Russians. // Women at “Back to USSR” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013.
Ukrainian photographer Yulia Bazar captured Brighton Beach's streets and named the series "Little Odessa". // Playing cards, often for money, has become a usual routine among male immigrants. Brighton Beach, New York. July 30, 2012.

Uliana Bazar

Ukrainian photographer Yulia Bazar captured Brighton Beach's streets and named the series "Little Odessa". // Playing cards, often for money, has become a usual routine among male immigrants. Brighton Beach, New York. July 30, 2012.
Former residents of the Soviet Union open up Russian restaurants, shops, and schools, read Russian-language newspapers, and celebrate Orthodox Christmas. All the character of the Soviet Union has been transposed here on the Atlantic coast. // Coaching a new generation of Russian chess players in chess school. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013

Uliana Bazar

Former residents of the Soviet Union open up Russian restaurants, shops, and schools, read Russian-language newspapers, and celebrate Orthodox Christmas. All the character of the Soviet Union has been transposed here on the Atlantic coast. // Coaching a new generation of Russian chess players in chess school. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013
Traditional borsch dinner in Brighton Beach, New York. October 6, 2012.

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Traditional borsch dinner in Brighton Beach, New York. October 6, 2012.
“Back to USSR” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013

Uliana Bazar

“Back to USSR” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 27, 2013
Fishermen selling his fresh catch on the street in Brighton Beach, New York. October 6, 2012

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Fishermen selling his fresh catch on the street in Brighton Beach, New York. October 6, 2012
People toasting at a birthday party at a restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 26, 2013

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People toasting at a birthday party at a restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 26, 2013
“National” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 20, 2013

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“National” restaurant. Brighton Beach, New York. January 20, 2013
Brighton Beach Epiphany ceremony. January 19, 2013

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Brighton Beach Epiphany ceremony. January 19, 2013
The oldest Russian sauna in Brighton Beach, New York. January 26, 2013

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The oldest Russian sauna in Brighton Beach, New York. January 26, 2013
Zhenya and Maria at the store. Brighton Beach, New York. July 28, 2012

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Zhenya and Maria at the store. Brighton Beach, New York. July 28, 2012
Women walking into the sea during an Epiphany ceremony in Brighton Beach, New York. January 19, 2013.

Uliana Bazar

Women walking into the sea during an Epiphany ceremony in Brighton Beach, New York. January 19, 2013.
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