Each summer approximately 7000 students start their “3rd work semester” in all the branches of economy. The students' construction teams annually carry out work for over 6.5 million roubles. Latvian students work likewise in other fraternal republics and by exchange – in the CMEA countries
Monday, November 11, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
New China. Hardcover book published by Foreign Languages Press 1953, unpaginated with black and white photographs. All text is in English.
Since the land reform, the new peasant landowners have organized themselves into mutual-aid teams. Six million teams of this kind have emerged throughout the country
A mutual-aid team winnowing wheat
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina, text by Alojz Benac and Ivan Lovenovic. Hardcover book published by Sour “Svjetlost” Jugoslovenska Revija 1986.
Banja Luka is a town which after the Liberation, developed rapidly as an industrial centre, with a university and many other educational institutions. Lying on the river Vrbas, Banja Luka is mentioned in historical documents as far bck as the XV century, and the first settlements in this region date from the Roman period. In 1969 Banja Luka and a wide area surrounding it were struck by a catastrophic earthquake which caused great suffering and loss among the population and enormous damage to the economy and to all other fields of activity. More than 80% of the town's buildings were destroyed, but in a powerful demonstration of solidarity on the part of the peoples and nationalities of Yugoslavia it was completely rebuilt.
Banja Luka is a town of tree lined avenues and many cultural monuments, among which are the old Kastel fortress, the theatre and numerous other cultural institutions.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019
China Travel: Guangzhou and Foshan, compiled by China International Travel Service, Guangzhou Branch and Editorial Department of the Guangdong People's Publishing House. Paperback book published by Guangdong People's Publishing House 1977, 112 pages. All text is in English.
Night view of the Friendship Theatre.