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Panoramic photo by Timofey Dubrovskikh EXPERT Taken 19:50, 20/05/2011 - Views loading...

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Graffiti by Street Art Studio

The World > Asia > Europe > Russia

Tags: art, graffiti, perm

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A: Startup Point

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 140 meters away

Startup Point

B: Geo graphia

by Mikhail Nagaitsev, 190 meters away

Geo_graphia is product of public art programm of museum of contemporary arts PERMM

Geo graphia

C: Snowman near Ural hotel

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 280 meters away

Snowman near Ural hotel

D: Пермь. Улица Торговая (1).

by Евгений Орлов, 280 meters away

Друзья, идем дальше по Перми. Замечательный уголок. Когда-то это было начало Слудской горки. Улица То...

Пермь. Улица Торговая (1).

E: Power made of concrete

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 290 meters away

Power made of concrete

F: White nights 2012 Scottish orchestra

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 300 meters away

White nights 2012 Scottish orchestra

G: White Nights 2012: A piano in the street: the Colosseum

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 310 meters away

White Nights 2012: A piano in the street: the Colosseum

H: Summer avenue

by Timofey Dubrovskikh, 330 meters away

Summer avenue

I: Cardboard-on-Kama

by Mikhail Nagaitsev, 340 meters away

Cardboard-on-Kama, http://nakame.cardboardia.info/index.php?lang=en&item=2&tread=1

Cardboard-on-Kama

J: Perm Kompros

by Edward Kireu, 350 meters away

Perm Kompros

This panorama was taken in Russia

This is an overview of 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 Chita

Although 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.

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