For someone who lived in a “formerly communist” Eastern European country, hence a victim of the forced “Bolshevization” of a third of Europe, it might seem bizarre (or a sort of Stockholm syndrome) that I can understand the Soviet nostalgia. But I do, and there are many reasons of nostalgia I can’t explain to those too young or too dumb to understand.

Now, let’s forget about this:

Let’s better watch this small feature:

If, beyond the purely informational part, you were curious about the film Ирония судьбы, или С лёгким паром! (The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!), you can watch it online. It’s a long movie, of 3 hours!

➡️ With subtitles in English, French, or Spanish, in two parts. Part 1 can be embedded anywhere:

Part 2 must be watched on YouTube. Make sure you enable the subtitles in the language of your choice!

➡️ With Romanian subtitles: