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Vladislav Kern
Vlad

USA
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Posted - Oct 26 2020 :  09:19:31 AM  Show Profile  Visit Vlad's Homepage  Reply with Quote
All,

Aidas has posted this statement on social media a few days ago:

quote:

To whom it may concern: website SovietCams.com will be closed soon!
It's a pity to announce that SovietCams.com will be closed finally later this year! During the last 15 years I have spent many thousands of working hours to make this source informative and attractive for soviet camera lovers. The last few years has changed the situation completely. The lack of time and internal motivation didnít allow me to maintain this website regularly. Therefore a lot of information in the website was OUTDATED totally and do not correspond my understanding of today's quality requirements.
I was asked to procrastinate with decision making few years ago, but nothing has changed since then. The maintenance of SovietCams.com cost me every single year, so it can not last forever. My big thanks to everyone, who has helped me to create this unique source! I have to assure you, that assembled huge amounts of unique information will be used in other modern projects, so wonít be lost. Thanks for your understanding!


BUT!!! Good news is that Aidas has given me a permission to host Sovietcams.com mirror indefinitely on USSRPhoto.com. This is purely an archival copy and will not have any changes. The address is:

http://ussrphoto.com/sovietcams/

Also there is a second official mirror on Mike Eckman's site in case it's inaccessible here:

http://mikeeckman.com/sovietcams/

Let's keep the legacy alive!!

Best regards,
Vlad
USSRPhoto.com




luigi gesi
schyter
Italy
59 Posts
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Posted - Oct 26 2020 :  11:34:35 AM  Show Profile  Visit schyter's Homepage  Reply with Quote
great job, Vlad !

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Jacques M.
France
2403 Posts
Posted - Oct 29 2020 :  3:59:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

My personal gratitude to Aidas who did a tremendous job during all these years. No doubt that the knowledge of FSU cameras was greatly facilitated thanks to his site.

And of course, thanks to Vlad.

Amitiťs. Jacques.
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jed
France
385 Posts
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Posted - Nov 05 2020 :  3:08:56 PM  Show Profile  Visit jed's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks !
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Milo Schekkerman
Valkir1987
Netherlands
188 Posts
Posted - Nov 06 2020 :  01:04:49 AM  Show Profile  Click to see Valkir1987's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
That's a relief! Thank you so much Vlad! I still use his website weekly.
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Luiz Paracampo
Luiz Paracampo
Brazil
1854 Posts
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Posted - Nov 07 2020 :  1:25:53 PM  Show Profile  Visit Luiz Paracampo's Homepage  Reply with Quote
THE KING IS DEAD SAVE THE KING!
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR WORK AIDAS!
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xya
France
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Posted - Nov 07 2020 :  1:38:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
thanks to aidas for all his work. may you retire and be proud of your achievements. and all the best (and all my admiration) to vlad, for saving this work. we love you, vlad, for giving us this forum...

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