Ashgabat, capital of Turkmenistan, in a early 70s picture. A GAZ-21 Volga (1962 model) passes next to  the “Ashgabat” Hotel, built in 1969 in a modernist/brutalist style by drawings of Soviet architets A. Akhmedov, F. Aliyev, V. Vysotin, V. Kutomov.

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Ashgabat Hotel in a 70s postcard.

(photo: © 1975 Novosti news agency, Moscow – personal collection)

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