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The Church interior, built in 1671-1687
The Ioanna Predtechi church
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Церковь Иоанна Предтечи в Толчкове - вид со двора
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Церковь Иоанна Предтечи в Толчкове - вид со двора
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Экскурсия по 1000-рублевой банкноте
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Tugova Gora
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"Kotoroslnaya" embankment from the roof of the 58th House
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Московский проспект со стройки ЯрСити
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Kirov district of Yaroslavl - view from the house on Tolbukhina
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Московский пр-т, торговый центр "Фараон"
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Торговый центр "Фараон" - вид с дома "Кооператор"
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Img 1375 panorama
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Top Express Gurgl
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Tin suq, Sana'a, Yemen
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Mont Puget
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The Pole Khajou in the summer of 2009
Pierre Chaton
Inside the Utstein submarine
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La table d'orientation au sommet du Mont Joly
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Pontoon New Caledonia Coral Reef
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The Lone Cypress, gorgeous tree on the rock, 17 Miles Drive, Monterey, California
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Naqshe Rostam
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Sana'a: View from a rooftop at sunset
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Le sommet du Mont Joly 01
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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.