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A sentimental look back at an era of forced collectives and other Soviet knock offs of western ingenuity.

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When it comes to car museums, there are a few things you can expect. Usually you'll see a Ferrari or two, probably a Lamborghini. Many have early Fords, and most have more than a few muscle cars. But a GAZ? Or RAFs, ZIS and ZILs? Ever seen a Moskvitch? If a museum has any Soviet vehicles, it's usually just one or two. 

Not so at the Riga Motor Museumin Latvia. It houses an impressive collection of Soviet vehicles, built not only in Russia but Latvia as well. From the cars of everyday people, to the limos of the Politburo, the range of vehicles is impressive.

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