The area of arts 27.05.2012
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The area of arts 27.05.2012

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Billeder tæt på St. Petersburg


A: Staff entrance!!! 05.06.2011

Af Andrey Minenko, 20 meter væk

Staff entrance!!! 05.06.2011

B: Dostoyevsky Room 04.06.2011

Af Andrey Minenko, 30 meter væk

Dostoyevsky Room 04.06.2011

C: My pretty 22.09.2011

Af Andrey Minenko, 70 meter væk

My pretty 22.09.2011

D: The Monument To Pushkin In Saint Petersburg

Af Alex Maksiov, 90 meter væk

The Monument To Pushkin In Saint Petersburg

E: Monument to Poet Alexander Pushkin on Arts Square

Af Renat Salimgareev, 90 meter væk

Samyang 8mm

Monument to Poet Alexander Pushkin on Arts Square

F: Billiard room 20.11.2011

Af Andrey Minenko, 140 meter væk

Billiard room 20.11.2011

G: street. Mikhailovskaya 1/7 27.05.2012

Af Andrey Minenko, 170 meter væk

street. Mikhailovskaya 1/7   27.05.2012

H: Former Sadko 24.03.2011

Af Andrey Minenko, 170 meter væk

Former Sadko 24.03.2011


Af Yuriy Filatov, 170 meter væk

J: Русский музей в Петербурге. The Russian Museum

Af Koshelev, 180 meter væk

Первый в стране государственный музей русского изобразительного искусства, основан в 1895 году в Санк...

Русский музей в Петербурге. The Russian Museum

Dette panorama blev taget i St. Petersburg, 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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