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Timofey Dubrovskikh
White Nights 2012: Exhibitions in the Green Plaza
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Behind the scenes
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Street art by Black Max
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Palace of culture "Soldatov"
Евгений Орлов
Perm. Komsomolskaya Square. Coffee City.
Евгений Орлов
Пермь. Комсомольский проспект, 70А.
Евгений Орлов
Пермь. В мастерской у Футлика.
Евгений Орлов
Пермь. 1-я Красноармейская, 41А(1)
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Street art "Perm long stories 2011" 5
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Street art "Perm long stories 2011" 6
Евгений Орлов
Perm. Metal market. (1)
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Street art "Perm long stories 2011" 4
Thomas Huang
Ben Lemond Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand
Dashkov Vladimir
The Cathedral of Malaga
Andrea Biffi
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Markus Freitag
-Molfsee- Freilichtmuseum (Nordfriesland - Walfängerhaus)
AYRTON
Jrexpo4
Cuong Duc Phan
Building kingdom
Milo Timbol
Tunnel going to Angono Petroglyphs
Zoran Strajin
Wooden Art Factory, Bethlehem
Thomas Huang
Moria Gate, Karamea, New Zealand
Dan Bailey
Paper Moon Diner, Baltimore
Tord Remme
Godøynes, Nordland, Norway
Bill Edwards
Museum of Flight Restoration Center, Entrance Lobby, Everett, WA
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Factory workshop
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Palace of culture "Soldatov"
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Bread Plant
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Musicians near the big P
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Park "Blue bird nest" 3
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Maria and Sasha
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City of childhood
Timofey Dubrovskikh
White nights 2012 Scottish orchestra
Timofey Dubrovskikh
Future Museum of Coal
Timofey Dubrovskikh
In a train
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Charity shop «Thanks!»
Timofey Dubrovskikh
VKIU roof
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.