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The USSR in 1958

A snapshot of life in Soviet Russia in 1958 ranging from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy to Russian Orthodox monks

Cornell Capa

Cornell Capa Men gather around a car. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa People queuing on stairs. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Crowd in street under poster of Lenin. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Group being photographed. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Couple painting beneath tree. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Russian Orthodox nuns and priest. Zagorsk, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Russian Orthodox service. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa A Russian Orthodox nun sewing in a convent. Russia. Zagorsk. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa USSR. Russia. Zagorsk. 1958. Russian Orthodox monks. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa USSR. Russia. Zagorsk. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa The Bolshoi Ballet School. Moscow, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Boris Pasternak on the grounds of his home. Peredelkino, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography.

Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Boris Pasternak, celebrating his Nobel Prize for Literature with his wife Zinaida Nikolaievna. USSR. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos
Cornell Capa Boris Pasternak at home. Peredelkino, Russia. 1958. Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography. © Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography | Magnum Photos