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Portrait of the USSR: Homo Sovieticus

Belgian photographer Carl De Keyzer captures life within the USSR in the late 1980s

Carl De Keyzer

Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Man exercising with two other men looking on. St Petersburg, Russia. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Children with man pushing stroller. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Wedding. St Petersburg, Russia. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Demonstration for independence in front of the official TV station building. Vilnius, Lithuania. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Portrait of young prostitute. Sochi, Russia. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Demonstration against central power of Moscow. Near Opera house. Erevan, Armenia. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Composers village. Erevan, Armenia. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Turkish baths. Tbilissi, Georgia.1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Man with bells. St Petersburg, Russia. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Earthquake area. Spitak, Armenia. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Tractor in front of propaganda image. St.Petersburg, Russia. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Fishing. St Petersburg, Russia.1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer Picture of a portrait of Lenin. Urgench, Uzbekistan.1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus May 1, labor day parade. Urgench, Uzbekistan. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Peter and Paul Fortress. Russia, St Petersburg. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus Irkutsk. Lake Baikal. Irkutsk, Russia. 1989. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos
Carl De Keyzer | Homo Sovieticus RUSSIA. St Petersburg. 1988. © Carl De Keyzer | Magnum Photos