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[REPOST] These vibrant 1960s photos show Russian teens partying with the proletariat

In the summer of 1967, American college students were thronging in California. Those hippies—in search of love, freedom, and rock ‘n’ roll—were the high water mark of a movement catalyzed by its complete rejection of midcentury America’s status quo. But if the Summer of Love’s lasting legacy would prove less than earth shattering, its ethos was echoing further abroad than many may have realized at the time. That very summer, many Russian teenagers were coming together in a similarly hedonistic fashion.

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