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Uralec, Ekaterinburg
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50 years to Sverdlovsk Regional Student's Group
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interior bar "podval" Russia, Ekaterinburg
Yuriy Bel'mesov
Russia, Ekaterinburg, Summer 2009
Anton Fadeev
view from the terrace of Summit Business Centre
Anton Fadeev
hall of Summit business centre
Anton Fadeev
between circus and summit business centre
Ant Mol
Yuriy Bel'mesov
Ekaterinburg, Furmanova street. Spring 2010.
Alexander Zhivitsky
Church of St. Nicholas at the University of Mining
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Ekaterinburg-old home-Apr-2010
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zhuomahu ---plateau lakes  in Bipenggou
Ronny Mikkelsen
The Arctic Cathedral
Richard Chesher
Windsurfing Noumea Anse Vata Beach
Min Heo
Zabriskie Point, Death Valley
Patrick Hegarty
Leicster Square
William Allard
Aerial views from Walton Hill
Chris Witzani
Hochofen rundblick industriemuseum henrichshuette hattingen panorama 4
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the Statue of Guanyin in the South Sea of Sanya
Walker Young
Sanfong Jhong Street (Grocery Street)
William Allard
Stourhead Grotto
Andrea Biffi
Pavia - Palazzo Mezzabarba
Chris Witzani
Museum of Iron and Steel - The top of the oldest existing blast furnace in the region
Sergey Cherkasskiy
School 13, snow figures
Sergey Cherkasskiy
GMII Irbit
Sergey Cherkasskiy
New Year Tree in Agidel
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Old park - fountain
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Irbit, Mayakovskogo-Frunze
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1.05.2012 in Irbit
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Родник под Кириллово
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Irbit_great WC
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Kosary. Destroyed church.
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School 13, Irbit
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From water tower
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