The Turkmen SSR. Photo: Celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Great October 1917 Socialist Revolution. Employees of the Ashkhabad Komsomol Pedigree Horse-Breeding Plant, now the Niyazov Horse-Breeding Plant, show off Akhalteke horses at the Republican Racecourse in Ashkhabad, now the Ashkhabad State Racecourse.
Leningrad city. The Stock Exchange building is the central element of the Vasilyevsky Island Spit architectural ensemble that was built in 1816 to a design by French architect Jean Thomas de Thomon. Foreground and background left: These rostral columns that were built in 1810 to his design served as the northern capital's port lanterns.