After the Soviet Union formed, the new country's first animated film was a 1924 piece of propaganda films. From then until well into the 1970s, animated propaganda thrived in the USSR, offering a rare insight into the republic.
Soviet Toys, 1924
Results of the Twelfth Party Congress, c. 1925
We'll Keep Our Eyes Peeled, 1927
Onward to the Shining Future: Victorious Destination, 1937
Fascist jackboots shall not trample our Motherland, 1941
Three WWII cartoons depicting Hitler, made in 1941: Adolf the Dog Trainer and His Pooches, Hitler Visits Napoleon, and Adolf The Juggler on Powder Kegs
An Anti-Nazi cartoon titled 'We Can Do It'
Saboteurs and fascist pigs
Mr. Wolf, 1949
Valuable Kopeck, 1949, a cartoon against American financial system
Prophets and Lessons
American Imperialist: The Millionaire, 1963
Mister Twister, 1963, based on a children's poem written by Samuel Marshak thirty years earlier, tells the story of a wealthy American who travels with his family to Leningrad for a vacation
Plus Electrification, 1972, a cartoon about bring electricity to every town and village