Winter through the lens of Soviet photography legends (PHOTOS)

A Russian troika carries people in Moscow's Ostankino park, 1975

A Russian troika carries people in Moscow's Ostankino park, 1975

Valery Shustov/Sputnik
Snow drifts, frost, sun and winter games - things have hardly changed from the Soviet times when we talk about this time of the year. Feel the atmosphere of a true winter with these photos!

1. Red Army soldiers on cross-country skis, 1927

2. Skaters on the ice rink at the Moscow Young pioneers’ stadium, 1947 

3. Winter in the countryside, 1950s

4. Alpine ski at Leninsky (now Vorobyevy) hills in Moscow, 1958

5. Frosty morning in the forest, 1950s

6. Ice rink in Moscow’s Gorky Park, 1950s

7. Work out, 1955

8. Snowball fight, 1960

9. Carrying a New Year tree home, 1960

10. Sunday sleigh riding, 1962

11. Winter at a kolkhoz, 1960s

12. Winter portrait of a girl, 1967

13. Holidays! 1969

14. ‘Only two of them’, 1971

15. On skis since very childhood, 1978

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