"OPEL" check-in airport "Domodedovo"
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"OPEL" check-in airport "Domodedovo"

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Pentax K-7, Pentax SMC DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited, NN3, Benro C-169 1/10 + 0.5EV (+/- 1EV exp. bracketing), f8, ISO800

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A: Moscow - Domodedovo airport terminal #2

by Artem Sitin, 70 meters away

Moscow Domodedovo Airport or Domodedovo International Airport (IATA: DME, ICAO: UUDD) is an internati...

Moscow - Domodedovo airport terminal #2

B: International airport Domodedovo (Moscow)

by Artem Sitin, 100 meters away

Moscow Domodedovo Airport is located 22 km southeast of Moscow. It is the largest and the most promis...

International airport Domodedovo (Moscow)

C: Moscow - Domodedovo airport terminal #1

by Artem Sitin, 100 meters away

Moscow Domodedovo Airport or Domodedovo International Airport (IATA: DME, ICAO: UUDD) is an internati...

Moscow - Domodedovo airport terminal #1

D: Image zone "Panasonic" in an airport lounge "Domodedovo"

by Artem Sitin, 180 meters away

Pentax K-7, Pentax SMC DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited, NN3, Benro C-1691/8 + 1EV, f8, ISO100 

Image zone "Panasonic" in an airport lounge "Domodedovo"

E: Moscow - Domodedovo sky

by Artem Sitin, 200 meters away

Moscow - Domodedovo sky

F: Domodedovo Airport. S7 Airlines business lounge

by Maxim Nasekin, 330 meters away

Domodedovo Airport. S7 Airlines business lounge

G: Aircraft service hangar

by Andrey Ilyin, 1.6 km away

Aircraft service hangar

H: Drive in area

by Andrey Ilyin, 1.6 km away

Drive in area

I: Waiting area & bar zone, Ground floor

by Andrey Ilyin, 1.7 km away

Waiting area & bar zone, Ground floor

J: Waiting area 2, Upper floor

by Andrey Ilyin, 1.7 km away

Waiting area 2, Upper floor

This panorama was taken in Russia

This is an overview of 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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