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Monuments to 27th infantry division of the general Neverovsky and to engineering armies. May 2011.
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Alexander Adashkevich
Communal graves of the soldiers who were lost in the Borodino battle. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
The Spaso-Borodino female monastery in Voroshilovo. Panorama. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to divisions of generals Charles Meklenburgsky and Michael Semenovich Vorontsov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Murom infantry regiment near Spaso-Borodino monastery. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to 4-th cavalry corps of general Karl Sivers. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Lejb-guards Izmajlovsky regiment at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the lejb-guards Artillery brigade at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the battery №2 and light №2 companies of lejb-guards of an artillery brigade near Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monuments to the Lejb-guards Finnish regiment and captain Alexander Ogaryov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment from the Moscow regiment. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Communal grave of the Soviet soldiers of 5th army at village Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment. May 2011.
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canyon Tamshaly
Janne
Frosty winter forest
Aram Pan
Meteora
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HMS Alliance, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, engine room
Bernd Kronmueller
Up Eryl Farchog
Maciej G. Szling
Sokolica 747 m n.p.m.
C360.NL - Henri Smeets
Ice skating on the famous Amsterdam Canals
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View from Summit of Cima Pedum
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Kościół pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
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PRAMBANAN - The Most Beautiful Hindu Temple in the World
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Mount Tom and Basin Mountain from the Buttermilks
Kostas Papamanos
SV4LD's Old Electronics Workshop
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Дворец культуры в городе Видное. Апрель 2011.
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Tsemes bay, the view from the ridge Markokth. June 2013.
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Kemer, Turkey, night clubs Inferno, Aura, Kristall. September 2011.
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Eternal Flame at the Square of Fame. Podolsk, june 2012.
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Kemer, Turkey, boat pier at the beach. September 2011.
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George Pobedonostsa's temple in Vidnoe city. May 2011.
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Moscow paleontological museum, hall 6-2.
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Sukhanovo, near landing stage. May 2011.
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Stormy Black sea, Tsemess bay, Kabardinka. August 2012.
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Venevskaya, Polyani, Vitte streets. South Butovo, Moscow, Russia.
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Kabardinka, central alley to the beach. August 2012.
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Dubrovitsi, Church of the Sign, near main gate. June 2011.
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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.