Got the tender to shoreside, then ‘rustic’ bus (just a hired town bus) to Korsakov town on Sakhalin island. South Sakhalin Japanese until after the war when it was ceded to Soviet Union.
Soviet Union housing
Went to a folkloric show – best mime sitar/lyre/guitar/balalaika playing ever
Then war memorial
And statue of Lenin – can you spot which one is the autocratic dictator ?