Monday, February 23, 2015

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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