20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
historical memory

the photo reflects the forgotten past of pioneer and communism in the history of Russia. the forest wilds symbolize oblivion, overgrowing of everything that was dear. the Soviet Union collapsed, but remained forever in the hearts of the inhabitants of the post-Soviet space.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2022
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Izhevsk, Russia
Camera: NIKON D3500
Copyright: © Lilia Khalilova