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Chris Vallance | 19:14 UK time, Wednesday, 3 October 2007

Google's, Blogs of Note site is a sometime read for me: it's a good way to unearth new blogs This week my eye was caught by the blog Soviet Poster A Day.

It is a showcase of some first-rate graphic art, and it certainly of historical interest. But in posting this link I should make it clear I'm not in any way endorsing the regime that produced the images. I remember once a Polish friend complaining about trendy t-shirts with CCCP (USSR) printed on them. He'd lived under the soviets and didn't think the experience of cold-war era repression an appropriate subject for a fashion statement.

Away from such weighty matters I'd like to point out another blog by the same author: Unusual Musical Instruments. Blog readers of a certain age will remember the one below:

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