Fork at a glade. June 2011.
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Fork at a glade. June 2011.

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Fork at a glade. June 2011.

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A: River Dubna beach near "Country Resort" hotel. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 150 metros de distancia

River Dubna beach near "Country Resort" hotel. June 2011..

River Dubna beach near "Country Resort" hotel. June 2011.

B: "Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 180 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

C: "Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 210 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

D: "Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 220 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

E: "Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 230 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

F: White swan on a pond in a mini zoo. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 300 metros de distancia

White swan on a pond in a mini zoo. June 2011.

White swan on a pond in a mini zoo. June 2011.

G: "Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 300 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. June 2011.

H: "Country resort" hotel territory. Mini zoo. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 370 metros de distancia

"Country resort" hotel territory. Mini zoo. June 2011.

"Country resort" hotel territory. Mini zoo. June 2011.

I: Open-air cages with birds mini zoo. June 2011.

por Alexander Adashkevich, 470 metros de distancia

Open-air cages with birds mini zoo. June 2011.

Open-air cages with birds mini zoo. June 2011.

J: Ice Palace in Dmitrov

por Andrey Golubev, a 21.3 km.

Ice Palace in Dmitrov

Este panorama fue tomado en Russia

Esta es una vista general de 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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