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Context: Soviet construction successful, mocking Western rejection of Soviet successes.
Translation, caption lower left:

  • From the balcony of a foreign embassy:
  • “They’re saying that a huge construction project has begun in the Soviet Union.”
  • “Maybe, but I personally can’t see it because of these buildings!”


Image: Cheremnykh, M. Cartoon. 20 Sept. 1951: 16. Krokodil Digital Archive. Web. 21 Apr. 2018.


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