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церковь преподобного Александра Свирского
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Copyright: Михаил Шишов
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Taken: 12/07/2012
Uploaded: 15/08/2012
Updated: 02/09/2014
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Tags: церковь преподобного Александра Свирского; Кенозерье; church of st. alexander of svir
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