[REPOST] The Olympic Venues of the USSR, 35 Years Later

The Olympic Venues of the USSR, 35 Years Later

The 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow were controversial. While its war in Afghanistan had sparked a global boycott of the games, the USSR also wanted to showcase its capacity for opulence. To this day, the architecture of the Olympic Village lives on like an undying tribute to the Soviets’ misplaced and ultimately untimely ambition.

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