1982 Photo Contest, Humor, 1st prize

Eduard Pesov & Vasily Yegorov


01 January, 1981

Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev receives a warm welcome at the airport of Tbilisi, Georgia, where he will attend the festivities in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Georgian SSR. On the right, Eduard Shevardnadze, who was then First Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party. In 1995, he would become president of the independent Republic of Georgia.

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Eduard Pesov & Vasily Yegorov

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