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Alex Ulyanov
Соборный храм в честь Успения Божией Матери
Alex Ulyanov
На мосту.
Summer morning near the church
Abandoned Building
Alex Ulyanov
Свято-Никольский храм в Алексине.
Alex Ulyanov
Исторический памятник
Alex Ulyanov
Дворец культуры
Alex Ulyanov
Просто дом
Alex Ulyanov
Под мостом
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Church (Vozneseniye) (2009)
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Trubetskoe. Church. Interior. (2011)
Andrew Borus
Ergaki - Dragon's Tooth Peak
Pascal Moulin
Petite grue sur le chenal de Port Maubert - France
Marcio Cabral
Lake Pehoe at sunset
Jon Jasper
Moro Rock
Comi Valentine
Sunset on Red River bank - Hanoi
Markus Freitag
-Busenborn- Bilstein Gipfel
Rahim hamada-www.deja-view.org
house of rebels 2
dieter kik
Hiphopnewschool Place Saint Corentin Quimper 0239
Petr Kolčář
Tre Cime z feráty na Paternkofel
Glen Claydon
Niseko Annupuri Hike - Mid way
Шаан-Кая ropejumping
John Willetts ARPS
Cowslips near Oakridge, Gloucestershire
Near Kutuzovsky Prospekt
Abandoned Building
Moscow-city skyscrapers
Pink Hall
Moscow-City and Moskva-River
07.12.2010 (Kuntsevo, Moscow)
Kievskaya street
Near the Third Ring Road
Summer morning near the church
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.