Abandoned Church in Kurilovo
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Abandoned Church in Kurilovo

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A: Internal courtyard for recreation

Af Nikolay Grezev, 19.8 km væk

ILIT RAS was founded in 1979. The idea of ​​creating the Centre belongs to Academician EP Velikhov. T...

Internal courtyard for recreation

B: Like Svyatoe

Af Nikolay Grezev, 19.8 km væk

The city originated as a settlement Shatura energostroiteley vicinity of lakes, connected by a single...

Like Svyatoe

C: Institute of Laser and Information Technologies

Af Nikolay Grezev, 19.8 km væk

Federal official body of science Institute of Laser and Information Technologies, Russian Academy of ...

Institute of Laser and Information Technologies

D: A monument to commemorate the feat shaturyan

Af Nikolay Grezev, 21.3 km væk

A monument to commemorate the feat shaturyan and 232 air defense battalion in 1941-45

A monument to commemorate the feat shaturyan

E: Shatura Street International

Af Nikolay Grezev, 21.4 km væk

Shatura Street, International

Shatura Street International

F: statue of Lenin

Af Nikolay Grezev, 21.9 km væk

Monument to Lenin, which is set in a circular area in front of the district administration

statue of Lenin

G: Fountain City Shatura

Af Nikolay Grezev, 22.1 km væk

The fountain is located Street Ilyich

Fountain City Shatura

H: Shatura, church

Af Nikolay Grezev, 22.2 km væk

Shatura. Church of New Martyrs and Confessors Shatursky. Built in front of the market and shops on th...

Shatura, church

I: bratonezh

Af plakhov ilia, 23.4 km væk

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J: Dsc09193 Panorama

Af Антон Иващенко, 30.0 km væk

Dsc09193 Panorama

Dette panorama blev taget i Russia

Dette er et overblik over 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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