Man Wai Vivian Kong of Hong, left, competes with SHUTOVA Lyubov Shutova of Russia compete in the women's individual epee event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Erika Kirpu (EST) competes against Lyubov Shutova (RUS) during the women's epee team bronze medal match at Carioca Arena 3 in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. - Best images from Aug. 11 at the Rio Olympics
Russian Summer Jonas Bendiksen “The dacha is where Russians connect with nature and each other. On weekends (from left) 11-year-old German Shingel; his great-aunt Vera Zhelkina; his mother, Milana; and his grandmother Lyubov Saleyeva gather at their summer home in Valday.”
Lyubov Orlova, a highly popular Soviet actress, sings for the troops, summer 1944. Orlova and other entertainers were mobilized by the rough equivalent of the Soviet USO under the jurisdictional direction of the military.