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B: Ladder to quay

Par Lev Romanov, à 100 mètres

Ladder to quay

C: Staircase to the riverwalk. Rostov-on-Don

Par Sergi March, à 130 mètres

Staircase to the riverwalk. Rostov-on-Don

D: A.M. Gorky

Par S.Evgeniy, à 180 mètres

A.M. Gorky

E: Below the Voroshilov bridge

Par S.Evgeniy, à 270 mètres

Below the Voroshilov bridge

F: Fountain

Par S.Evgeniy, à 280 mètres


G: The Mihail Sholohov's personage - Nahalenok

Par S.Evgeniy, à 300 mètres

The Mihail Sholohov's personage                                                                      ...

The Mihail Sholohov's personage - Nahalenok

H: Voroshilov bridge

Par S.Evgeniy, à 310 mètres

Voroshilov bridge

I: Rostovchanka

Par S.Evgeniy, à 420 mètres


J: embankment, sport

Par S.Evgeniy, à 430 mètres

embankment, sport

Ce panorama é été pris à, Russia

Ceci est un aperçu 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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