Heavy snowstorms, Soviet edition (PHOTOS)

Yury Sadovnikov/MAMM/MDF
Russia has always been famous for its snow and cold. However, due to climate change, some of the regions are facing less tough winters. But take a look at this series of photographs that Soviet photographer Yury Sadovnikov took on Sakhalin Island back in the 1960s that show just how heavy snowstorms could get in the USSR!
Winter in the city, Sakhalin Island
Another winter day
Parenthood, winter-style
Women trying to protect their faces from a snowstorm
Young man covered in snow
Life keeps going even when with heavy snow
Carrying a New Year tree home
Snow isn’t a reason to postpone plans!
People enjoying a wInter walk

A typical city blizzard

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