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Panoramic photo by Metik Sergey EXPERT Taken 14:58, 13/10/2011 (ALMT +0600) - Views loading...

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Dk Rossia Orenburg

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DK "Rossia" (Palace of culture "Russia") is the typical sample of public buildings architecture of 60th of the past century. It looked so great forty years ago... On October 13th, 2011, at 14:58.

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