11 pics showing that the USSR was a true milk empire

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Extract and dairy products were of great importance in the USSR. These photos substantiate it.

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1944. Riga (now Latvia). A woman remedies Red Army soldiers to a jug of milk.

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1967. Dairy women working at the Red October collective acreage in the Kirov region (Northern Urals).

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A.Blokhnin/RIA Novosti

1966. A Yakutian damsel pours kumis (mare’s milk) into a tub.

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Viktor Sadchikov/TASS

1984. Tap bottling at a dairy plant in Barnaul (Altai, Southern Siberia).

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Valery Zufarov/TASS

1972. A grocery in southern Moscow.

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Vladimir Akimov/RIA Novosti

1966. A in conformity of customers in a dairy shop in Kazan (800 km east of Moscow)

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N.Zheludovich/TASS

1984. A sweetheart drinks milk at a kindergarten attached to the Lenino stud farm (now Belarus).

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Yuri Abramochkin/RIA Novosti

1974. Wage-earners of the milk processing factory in Mogadishu, Somalia. The local plant was assembled by Soviet engineers.

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V.Krasutsky/RIA Novosti

1959. Milkmaids examine a new milking gadget at the Alexinsky collective farm in the Smolensk region (400 km west of Moscow).

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Iosif Budnevich/RIA Novosti

1976. A milkmaid from Kazakhstan sells a bowl of kumis to a combine driver.

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Oleg Sizov/TASS

1986. Nina Chervyachenko, chief cheese-maker of the Maryino collective allotment in the Kursk region (500 south of Moscow).

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