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Office of town planning in Dushambe, 1975

In by Silvio DellʼAcqua

A young architect employed in the office of town planning of Dushambe, capital of Tajikistan, in 1975. At that time the country was part of the Soviet Union and the population of Dushambe was 436 000 (source: Novosti). (photo: © 1975 Novosti news agency, Moscow – personal collection)

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Cinema "Tajikistan" in Dushambe, 1975

In by Silvio DellʼAcqua

Young girls in Dushambe in 1975, in front of  the soviet-era building  of the cinema “Tajikistan”, not far from Sadat market. Dushambe is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan; at that time its population was 436 000. (photo: © 1975 Novosti news agency, Moscow – personal collection)