A pro Communist demonstration after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the failed 1991 coup to overthrow Gorbachev and reinstate hardline Communist policies.

A pensioner holds a placard with a photo of Lenin and Stalin. For many elderly Russians, the realities of the new free market were hard to adjust to. They wished for a return to the security of the Soviet era when their basic needs were met in exchange for not questioning authority.

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Robert Wallis/Panos Pictures
City
Moscow
Country
Russia
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5000 x 3334 pixels
42.33 x 28.23 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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