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Russian women of the 1990s (PHOTO)

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06 Jun 2020, 18:55 GMT+10

History June 06 2020 Russia Beyond

Getty Images, Vladimir Vyatkin/Sputnik With the collapse of the USSR came the "wild 90s" - when the borders were opened and everything became possible. Women discovered snow-washed jeans, bright leggings, and fishnet tights.

Moscow 1991.

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Moscow, 1990. Models after a workout.

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Moscow

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Moscow life.

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Miss KGB-1990 - Ekaterina Mayorova.

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Moscow 1990. "Where to go?" photo study by Valery Khristoforov.

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Boris Yeltsin with daughter Tatyana

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Old Arbat sellers.

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Pop singer Larisa Dolina.

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Moscow. Concert in Gorky Park. 1992.

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Girls in Moscow's Gorky Park.

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A woman from Vladivostok

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Vacation in the country

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Singer Irina Allegrova.

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Director Olga Schneibel and manager Elena Alimova of the modeling agency Matrena.

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The two main faces of the 1990s pop scene: Alla Pugacheva and Filipp Kirkorov

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Athlete Irina Privalova.

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Seaside, Gelendzhik

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Alatyr, Chuvashia

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Krasnodar Region

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Yoshkar-Ola

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Cheboksary

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Woman in a hat

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Chic dinner at the Intourist Hotel restaurant.

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Moscow, 1996.

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Worker at a caviar factory.

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Bride and groom at Vorobyevy Gory (Sparrow Hills)

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