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Murman,Dalnie Zelentsi

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Nearby images in Russia


A: Institute MMBI

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 410 meters away

old institute MMBI KSC RAS in D.Zelentsy

Institute MMBI

B: Prichal

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 640 meters away

Prichal v Dalnih Zelentsah


C: Dalnie_Zelentsi

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 890 meters away

poselok Dalnie Zelentsi


D: Lakes

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 5.9 km daleko

Lakes of Kola peninsula


E: HPS 15

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 21.0 km daleko

Serebryanskay hydroelectric power station

HPS 15


od Andrei Kuznetcov, 37.3 km daleko

Hydroelectric power station


G: Teriberka1

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 37.5 km daleko


H: Teriberka2

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 37.7 km daleko


I: Teriberka - waterfall 1

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 40.6 km daleko

Teriberka - waterfall 1

J: Teriberka waterfall 2

od Andrei Kuznetcov, 40.6 km daleko

Teriberka waterfall 2

This panorama was taken in Russia

This is an overview of Russia

Just in case you mistakenly heard that it was all ice and snow in Russia, take a peek at the Big Bikini Exposition. This is right on the river Moskva in Moscow!

Moscow has been the capital of Russia for almost its entire history. The exception is during the period of the Russian Empire, which lasted from 1721 until the Russian Revolution 1917. For these two centuries the capital was St. Petersburg. The Russian Empire was the second largest contiguous Empire in world memory; only the Mongol Empire had been greater.

Check out what's happening north of Mongolia these days, in Chita

Although you may not have heard of Sochi, on the Black Sea, they're building up quickly and hope to host the 2014 Olympics.

Other periods of Russian history include the Tsardom of Russia, from Ivan IV to Peter the Great, and the Grand Duchy (14th-16th centuries).

The earliest period of Russian history was ruled by the Novgorod Republic and Kievan Rus, which was the first Russian state dating back to 800AD in Kiev.

Modern Russia remains one of the world's superpowers. They launched the earth's second satellite, called Sputnik 1, and were the first country to put a human being into orbit around earth. (The first one is called the Moon.)

After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia became a federal republic of 83 states.

Text by Steve Smith.

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