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All images were taken from Alena Ledeneva's Russia’s Economy of Favours, but originally they were seen in a politically satirical Russian magazine, Krokodil, Alligator in English.  Beginning in the 1920's, it was the one of its kind with enough support to have the ability to criticize the government along with other important national issues.