It's great that in addition to glossy magazine photos that were in plain sight, yet you can find really rare pictures that you want to admire. Especially if it's pictures of famous personalities. And doubly interesting if they are our compatriots. So we went through our archives and gathered in this material are pictures of famous Russians made during their youth, in a relaxed or unusual situation, which reveals to us another side of their personality that we never knew. For each such image lies a whole life, and sometimes a story.
1. Nikolai Karachentsov, Oleg Yankovsky and Alexander Abdulov in a football match, 1984.
2. Viktor Tsoi and Boris Grebenshchikov read the Western rock magazine, 1986.
3. Andrei Mironov and Alexander Shirvindt in the plane, 1970. Photographer — Vitaly Arutyunov.
4. Yuri Gagarin and the Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida during II Moscow international film festival, Moscow, 1961. Photographer — M. Muratov.
5. Andrey Tarkovsky. Photographer — A. Vikhansky.
6. Sergei Bodrov on the film "Sisters", 2000.
7. Sergei Esenin with his sister Kate, 1925.
8. Mikhail Baryshnikov and 17-year-old Uma Thurman, 1987. Photographer Arthur Elgort.
9. Ilya Lagutenko in his youth.
10. L. I. Brezhnev at the company "Pepsi-Cola", Novorossiysk, 1974. Photographer Vladimir Musaelyan.
11. Leo Tolstoy with his horse.
12. Vladimir Vysotsky and Valery Zolotukhin, the end of the 60-ies.
13. Yuri Shevchuk, Moscow, 1987. Photographer Igor Mukhin.
14. Young Mikhail Boyarsky.
15. Alla Pugacheva and Joe Dassin at the opening of the hotel "Cosmos", 1980.
16. Ksenia Sobchak with the parents of Anatoly Sobchak and Lyudmila Narusova.
17. Renata Litvinova — a freshman screenwriting faculty of VGIK in 1984.
18. Alexander Solzhenitsyn plays tennis, Vermont.
19. The operative of the KGB in Leningrad and Leningrad region, Lieutenant Vladimir Putin, 1976.
20. V. I. Lenin on a walk in the Hills, August-September 1922.
21. Peter Mamonov at the house concert, Moscow, 1985. Photographer Igor Mukhin.
22. Zemfira Ramazanova early in his career.