By the early 1980s, alcohol abuse was widely recognized as a major cause of death, absenteeism, and low labor productivity in the Soviet Union – an issue which the government tried to fight with various anti-alcohol campaigns. Here are 21 incredible posters from those years along with their translated captions:
Stop, before it’s too late
Harmful to health, family and offspring
We shall overcome drunkenness
Had a shot, had two
It also happens
Remember, lad, accuracy is important!
Rich inner content
On sick leave
Alcohol is an active partner in crime
Spare unborn child!
Do not be a prisoner of bad habits
Alcohol – the enemy of production
Huckster is the worst enemy
Alcohol – the enemy of reason