Communal Living in Russia: Photos
Photographs from other apartments: Request to lock the upper lock of a door
  Summary
  This announcement on an apartment door requests that the residents think about security and use the stronger upper lock. 2000.
  Translation of the Russian Transcript
  This is a crime against all the residents of our apartment–NOT LOCKING THE DOOR with the top lock in our BANDIT-RIDDEN PETERSBURG!!! The lower lock can be opened with a nail. How can you forget to lock the upper lock!!! And when you go to take the trash out, it's crucial to lock the top lock.

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