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Historical computer. Operators at the control panel of a Minsk-32 mainframe computer. The Minsk-32 was the most advanced of the Minsk computer family, first developed in 1968. It supported the popular COBOL, ALGOL and FORTRAN languages and was used extensively until replaced by IBM 360 clones in the 1970s. Photographed at a weather research laboratory in Obninsk, Russia, in 1972.
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