Artek - Soviet Summer Vacation Camp

Artek - Soviet Summer Vacation Camp: "
198 500x348 Good Soviet Kids Go to Heaven? Nope, They Go to Artek!
Kids in the traditional uniform.

The most famous PR image of the pioneria of the Soviet Union was a summer vacation camp situated in the Crimea (Ukraine), next to Gurzuf town. Founded as a sanatorium for the kids suffering and recovering from the TB by the Russian Society of the Red Cross, it first opened doors in 1925, June 16th, accommodating about 80 kids from Moscow and the nearest Ukrainian towns.
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