VRAH HADJI DIMITAR, 6100, BULGARIA
Buzludzha's abandoned auditorium
Hammer & Sickle ☭
When established the hammer stood for industrial labourers & sickle for the peasantry. Together they represented foreign interaction & reactionary movements of socialism for the workers-peasant alliance.
It was widely used in the Soviet Union & many Communist movements worldwide after the Russian Civil War; with Soviet Union association meaning gendered orientated with the hammer representing men & sickle for women.
Oct 2010-Jun 2013 after the fall of the Soviet Union, 9 countries had banned the symbol with some stating 'the denial of such crimes should be treated the same way as the denial of the Holocaust and must be banned by law'