Photos Kazakhstan
Photos Kazakhstan

Aksu - Lenin bust

Vladimir Lenin bust displayed in Aksu dating to 1975

Aksu - Lenin bust

Vladimir Lenin bust displayed in Aksu dating to 1970

Aksu - Lenin bust

Another bust depicting Vladimir Lenin, however it does not really seem to resemble him

Aksu - Lenin bust

Vladimir Lenin bust displayed in Aksu dating to 1965

Aksu - Karl Marx bust

Bust of Karl Marx displayed in Aksu dated to 1965

Aksu - Mikhail Kalinin bust

Bust of Mikhail Kalinin, one of Stalin's close associates, displayed in Aksu and dated to 1968

Aksu - S.I. Tsarev bust

Bust of S.I. Tsarev, most likely a Soviet revolutionary that was a Yermak (now Aksu) local

Aksu - Valerian Kuybyshev bust

Bust of Russian revolutionary, Red Army officer, and prominent Soviet politician Valerian Kuybyshev

Aksu - Men and woman statue

Soviet men and woman statue that could be found in many variants in the Soviet Union

Aksu - DT-54 tractor monument

DT-54 tractor monument, the DT-54 was produced by the Stalingrad Tractor Factory that also build the T-34

Aksu - Afghanistan memorial

BMP-1 used as war memorial commemorating 5 Yermak locals that died between 1980 and 1985 in Afghanistan

Kurchatov - Hotel Mayak

Hotel Mayak was build to house scientists and engineers involved in the Soviet nuclear programmed

Kurchatov - Hotel Mayak

The interior of hotel Mayak is decorated with marble

Kurchatov - Abandoned buildings

Buildings in Kurchatov where nuclear scientists used to live

Kurchatov - Abandoned buildings

Entrance of an official Soviet building with hammer and sickle

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