This small TV store was located just off a main street and people would visit here from surrounding towns and villages in order to buy a TV.
The Soviet Union was one of the largest producers of TVs in the world, pumping out millions of sets and countless different models. However, many of them had a rather worrying defect: They could explode at any moment. Many were made with explosive elements and no protection against even the smallest power surge.
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