Come along to Russia.

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Soviet Union -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature., Soviet Union -- Description and travel., Soviet Union -- Social life and cus

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About the Edition

A survey of Russian life today, describing education, city and village living, recreation, the government, and tourist travel. Includes many photographs.

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LC ClassificationsDK28 .F67
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
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Open LibraryOL5542224M
LC Control Number67020118

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