A Bit About Life In The USSR

Everyone knows that the Russian Federation (then the USSR) from 1991 underwent transformation, both in politics and in the economic field. Thus the daily lives of its inhabitants changed much about the present. However it is likely that there Alguena you want to know more about everyday life in the USSR. The length of the workday was then 8 hours a day, an hour of the hours which were devoted to lunch. But most of the workers took advantage of that time out of his office or factory to get grocery stores and other poor. The truth is that the time was a fortune to get good part of all the things needed for daily life: some food products, clothing, furniture, etc … since that time only sometimes drew on sale a few essential things. Among them were: some types of clothing, footwear, various foodstuffs (cheese, butter, beef and chicken, etc.).

Anyone who wanted to buy appliances or furniture from some manufacturers had to put in the long tail in an original way. He designated that person your number in the queue and were high on the list of those who wanted to buy some furniture or appliance. Then that person was required each morning (ie at 6) go to that store where you pointed in the list because they’d otherwise discharged. This procedure in some cases had a few weeks, but those who did were not sure a queue to get lucky in getting what i need. The majority of Soviet women lived in conditions quite tough, especially divorced women. At the end of the working day a woman went to grocery stores to get first metal or wood. It was put to the queue and so spent a long time, sometimes a few hours. When buying food staples and other things (toilet paper, soap, etc) was returning home with a bag packed in your hand.

The small children who had fed them and then to bed. The next day he repeated the same … The average monthly wage was about 130-150 rubles was equivalent to 170 dollars establishments. Strangely high wages were the workers and bus drivers and other transport (up to 500 rubles per month). But engineers and doctors were 120-140 rubles a month. As for food products, clothing, appliances and other branches of industry should be noted that in most cases then entered the sale of products of Russian origin and only occasionally drew on sale some items (grocery , clothing, etc) from other Pa ice. Among them were the chicken legs which imported from U.S.. UU .. Those chicken legs bore the colloquial name “American legs.” But as Russians had a hard time getting other panics products ever since that time a sale that drew some poor food product then everyone made a queue largish could not fit into a shop and therefore would come to the street. Those who put in the queue podiatry spend a few hours. Almost all the Russians had the opportunity to vacation going to other attractive places of their country among whom was the Black Sea and other interesting destinations. But unlike the present tense that time had the opportunity to vacation in his native country only, ie the Soviet Union and occasionally vacationed in some socialist panics then (Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia). Then travel packages were cheap and therefore were affordable to the entire population of the Soviet Union. Such was the life of the majority of Russian people then. You may be interested.