Soviet-Chinese camera collaboration: The birth of a giant

By Vladimir Zverev I talked with old specialists from the Soviet factories Lomo (Lazar Zalmanov, St Petersburg) and KMZ (Vladimir Runge, Krasnogorsk). They do not have much information on Chinese/Soviet collaborations. Firstly, these were defence enterprises and then there was a mandatory subscription not to disclose state secrets. Secondly, more than 50 years have passed. … Continue reading Soviet-Chinese camera collaboration: The birth of a giant