YUGOSLAV-SOVIET RELATION: Омладино, грађани и грађанке округа Пожаревачког [Omladino, građani i građanke okruga Požarevačkog / Youth, Male and Female Citizens of the Požarevac District].
Place and Year: Požarevac, Serbia 1945.
Technique: Offset lighotgraph, printed on thin paper (Very Good, soft folds, a tiny hole in the image) 43 x 61 cm (17 x 24 inches).
A rare poster, printed six month after the end of WWII in Yugoslavia, was made for the occasion of a visit of a Russian delegation in Požarevac, Serbia. The text and image especially encourages the local youths to greet the Russians, who in 1944 and 1945 helped liberating parts of Yugoslavia.
This is an early post WWII document on a tight Yugoslav-Russian close relations, which ended abruptly in 1948, after a sudden fallout between Tito and Stalin.