Blooming apple tree near the entrance
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Blooming apple tree near the entrance

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Bilder in der Nähe von St. Petersburg


A: Porch

von Ivan Garanin, weniger als 10 Meter entfernt

Entrance of my house. Sunny Sunday winter morning. The snow lay round white downy blanket. Silence - ...


B: Sandbox

von Ivan Garanin, 30 Meter entfernt


C: Russia after snowfall

von Ivan Garanin, 30 Meter entfernt

Russia, v. Lagolovo near Saint-Petersburg. In January 2010, after a heavy snowfall. Roofage of VAZ-21...

Russia after snowfall

D: Crossroads

von Ivan Garanin, 110 Meter entfernt


E: Ptgtmp 0u284u

von Ivan Garanin, 160 Meter entfernt

Ptgtmp 0u284u

F: Winter sunset

von Ivan Garanin, 180 Meter entfernt

Winter sunset. Around - private two-story house and the usual five-story, different cars, a lot of sn...

Winter sunset

G: Dk

von Ivan Garanin, 250 Meter entfernt


H: Winter sunset at corner

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Winter sunset. Around - private two-story house and the usual five-story, different cars, a lot of sn...

Winter sunset at corner

I: Foggy Morning

von Ivan Garanin, 280 Meter entfernt

Foggy Morning

J: Lagolovo, south-west from Saint-Petersburg_1

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Lagolovo, south-west from Saint-Petersburg_1

Das Panorama wurde in St. Petersburg, Russia aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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