Soviet visuals

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 12:00am

2018_0712_02.mp3

Helsinki holds a special place for Washington and Moscow to find ground — common or otherwise — going back to the Soviet era. During the era of Cold War tensions there were intriguing visuals that today stir nostalgia. Host Marco Werman speaks with Moscow-born Varia Bortsova, who created a Twitter account called Soviet Visuals, which supplies a steady stream of videos, posters, photos and objects capturing various aspects of Soviet life.