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Chelaybinsk, UCDF Batizado
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Chelyabinsk, South Ural State University at night
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The South Ural state university, Chelyabinsk
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Chelyabinsk, Gagarin park, at the pond
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Chelyabinsk, lake at Gagarin Park
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Gagarin Park, area near the water
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Old auto in Victory Park, Chelyabinsk
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Border between Europa and Asia
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Cheboksary, 90-th anniversary of Chuvash Republic
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Chelyabinsk, 275 years celebration
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Chelyabinsk, Metropolitan Stadium
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View form the tank at Victory Park, Chelyabinsk
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Chelyabinsk, regional local history museum, hall of XX century history
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Chelyabinsk, the shore of Miass in front of the local history museum
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