|Communal Living in Russia: Photos|
|The kitchen has only one hot-water faucet, so sometimes people have to line up to use it. 1998.|
|Basic Facts and Background|
Where: A large communal apartment in the prestigious historical center of St. Petersburg. The apartment is home to 20 people.
Who: Garik, the father of Savva and Sonya, washing a cup; Kristina, waiting her turn to fill a pot with water.
What: During the hours when several tenants are in the kitchen, the single faucet is insufficient; you can't just walk over and get water. You have to line up.