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Поморская филармония
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Сцена поморской филармонии
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Орган
Antushev Vladimir
former-lutheran-church
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Kirha
Alexandr Khvostov
Sunset
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Тяжёлый английский танк «Mark V»
Antushev Vladimir
Former circus
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Sunset on Dvina Bank
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Бринкадейра
Antushev Vladimir
Mikro-kitchen
Mitiya
Roof
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Serpukhov. Church. Interior. (2009)
Manuel Schaefer
Yamseller, Benin City, Nigeria
Hans Molenkamp
Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest
Alhusaini
Bab Alqiblah
Peter Pook
Blue Rocks, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Mount Everest North Face, Tibet
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Wat Sa Si, Sukhothai Historical Park
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Dampflokmuseum Camlik 1
Jürgen Schrader
Wiwannihütte
Hans Molenkamp
National Library Budapest
George Atanasov
The old Church inKremikovtsy Monastery
Hans Molenkamp
National Gallery
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Ледоход Архангельск
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улица Торговая
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Закат на жд мосту
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О де ля 1
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В ломоносовском парке
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Митинг за Крым
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триумфальная арка
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АГКЦ
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храм пророка Божия Илии
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Деревянная детская площадка
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Площадь за Кинотеатром Русь
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Kuznechevsky bridge/ Кузнечевский мост
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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 ChitaAlthough 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.