Soviet Youth Culture: Goths, Punks And Metalheads Of The USSR

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Rapid development of youth subculture 1970s and 1980s generated lots of different trends which still exist in one form or another. The Soviet Union was not the exception; goths, punks, rockers and metalheads of the late USSR are remembered by their radical self-expression and the extravagant style.

Here, we have found some cool old photos of this saucy youth from the USSR in the period of 1980s.

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Moscow, 1987. Photo by Asa Kari Frank.

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Volgograd, 1988.

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Moscow, 1989. Photo by Petra Gall.

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Moscow, 1986. Photo by Sergey Borisov.

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Moscow, 1986.

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Leningrad, 1987. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev.

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A note in The Face Magazine, 1988.

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A note about Moscow rockers in a Spanish magazine, 1990.

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Punk girl. 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev.

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Shooting for the German magazine Blickpunkt. Moscow, 1987. Photo by Petra Gall.

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1987.

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Article about Moscow rockers in a German magazine. 1988.

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Cover of the Blickpunkt, 1988.

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Leningrad, 1986. Photo by Natalia Vasilyeva.

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Moscow, 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev.

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Moscow, 1987.

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Moscow, 1987.

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Moscow, 1987.

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Moscow, 1988. Photo by Petra Gall.

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Moscow, 1988.

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Moscow, 1989. Photo by Sergey Borisov.

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Moscow, 1988. Photo by Petra Gall.

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Moscow, 1989.

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Moscow, 1988. Photo by Yaroslav Mayev.

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Moscow, 1985.

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Moscow region, 1985.

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1988.

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1986.

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Moscow, 1987.

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1988.

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The SHAH band, 1987.

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Omsk, 1989.

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Moscow, 1987.

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Moscow, 1988 / 1989.

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Moscow bikers, 1989.

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1990.

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