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Pyramids of Segonzano
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Cervo Stairway near Church
Costas Vassis
Surgery room in public hospital
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Little Venice on the Grand Union Canal
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Mittenwalder Klettersteig
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Sunset, Entry to Versova Beach
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Switzerland Merenschwand Kiesgrube Excavators
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Auschwitz II – Birkenau
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Mexico 199 road view
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Serebryakovo area from the sky
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Molodezhnyi Peak
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Tukshinskoe Belogorie naprotiv strelki Kanov
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Lake Khrebtovoe
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Sukhoi log
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From the summit of the Big Borus
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Kanskoe and Tukshinskoe belogorje from mt. Piramida
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Top of the Sangrai Hotel
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Small Kishta Valley
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Mountain pass
More About 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 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.