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Kirill Korovin
Lifting on a power pole
Egor Antufev'ev
240 metrs town
Egor Antufev'ev
lighthouse
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At the confluence of two channels
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Img 8664 Panorama
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Old railways overpass
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Воткинская ГЭС
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Чайковский судоходный шлюз
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Img 2048 Panorama
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Сrossroads of the Mira and Karl Marx street.
Сергей Востриков
Votkinskoye vodokhranilishche
Vladimir Sysoev
Chaikovsky industrial kollege (114 kab)
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Greek Church in Kücükköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Renzo Falconi
Santuario - Madonna Della Corona - Spiazzi (VR) -
Paul Linden
Between two places
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Shaanxi Xi'an Mt. Huashan 31—— the primary breath-taking path of Mt. Huashan Qianchi Zhuang
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Andrea Biffi
costa di Tramonti vista da Monesteroli
John Roberts
Broken Hill, Torrey Pines SNR, San Diego, California, USA
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陕西 西安 宝鸡 佛教圣地法门寺 3——喷泉广场上的大象石雕
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Stefano Gelli
Basilica di S. Piero a Grado (a bird's eye view)
Andrea Biffi
Venezia, Fondamenta San Felice
Calvin Jones
Head of Reds Canyon, San Rafael Swell, Utah
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Moon night
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Lifting on a power pole 2
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Ночью
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Покатушки
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Img 8842 Panorama
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Wintermoon 2
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At the confluence of two channels
Kirill Korovin
End of breakwater
Kirill Korovin
Пляж осенью
Kirill Korovin
Сrossroads of the Mira and Karl Marx street.
Kirill Korovin
Img 8664 Panorama
Kirill Korovin
Village pond
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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.