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(Some Guy)   Very nice Soviet Kazakh health posters from the 1970s   (calvertjournal.com) divider line
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2021-02-25 2:11:31 PM  
I wish they had included captions which described the text and maybe some of the historical background.

Especially the last one with the Big Brother eyes.
 
2021-02-25 3:24:46 PM  

We Ate the Necco Wafers: I wish they had included captions which described the text and maybe some of the historical background.

Especially the last one with the Big Brother eyes.


In Soviet Kazakhstan venereal disease catches you?
 
2021-02-25 3:37:51 PM  

We Ate the Necco Wafers: I wish they had included captions which described the text and maybe some of the historical background.

Especially the last one with the Big Brother eyes.


That last one seems to say something about how one patient with severe flu can infect dozens of healthy people, according to Google Translate.
 
2021-02-25 3:38:27 PM  

We Ate the Necco Wafers: I wish they had included captions which described the text and maybe some of the historical background.

Especially the last one with the Big Brother eyes.


I could get the gist of a number of them.   It's been a *LONG* time since I took Russian, though.

The one with the eyes and the mask is about Influenza, I think.  The Russian word for the Flu is "Грипп" ("Gripp").  The Russian word for "one" (odin) starts it,  I also see "dozens" (desyatki).

Google translate says it says this:

"one influenza patient can infect dozens of healthy"

один больной Гриппом может заразть десятки здоровых
 
2021-02-25 3:48:49 PM  

dittybopper: I could get the gist of a number of them.


The easiest was "Den' Donora" (день донора).

Den' is "Day", as in "dobray den'".  And "Donora" is obviously "donor", so "Donor Day".

One of the nice things about Russian is that once you get past learning Cyrillic, for anything more complicated than turnip farming there is likely a Western cognate for their word.  Like "Pistolets" = "pistol", "Avtomat" = "Automatic", "Avtobus" = "Autobus", "Taksi" = "Taxi", "Mashina" = "Car", and so on.  One I remember is their word for "tomato juice", "tomatniy sok".
 
2021-02-25 3:50:16 PM  

We Ate the Necco Wafers: I wish they had included captions which described the text and maybe some of the historical background.

Especially the last one with the Big Brother eyes.


All the Proles think she's a spy
She's got Big Brother Eyes.....
 
2021-02-25 4:16:01 PM  
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2021-02-25 5:31:48 PM  
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2021-02-25 6:51:23 PM  
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"One person sick with the flu can infect a dozen"

Roughly
 
2021-02-25 7:09:20 PM  
this one says "how to cosplay damaged anime girl at convention"

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2021-02-25 7:22:12 PM  
No longer Soviet, but took some pics of this poster in a clinic I had to visit in Kazakhstan a few years ago. 
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2021-02-25 9:55:33 PM  
Looks about right.

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2021-02-25 10:16:00 PM  
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