Updated at 11:07,12-12-2017

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

RFE/RL

Capitalism met communism head on in Belarus this week with the opening of a new Soviet-themed shopping mall in Minsk. The "Leningrad" center uses communist posters, clothing, and other iconic relics of socialism to help ply its wares. We're not sure if Comrade Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin would approve...

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk

Soviet-themed shopping center opens in Minsk