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B: Дворик на ул.Челюскинцев

by Шубкин Сергей, 150 meters away

Дворик на ул.Челюскинцев

C: Улица Андропова

by Шубкин Сергей, 160 meters away

Улица Андропова

D: Спас на городу

by Шубкин Сергей, 160 meters away

Спас на городу

E: Church belfry of Archangel Mikhail

by Andrey Strunin, 170 meters away

http://360px.ru/vr/yar-kir-mihaila-arhangela.html

Church belfry of Archangel Mikhail

F: Archangel Michael Church

by Andrey Golubev, 180 meters away

Archangel Michael Church

G: Church Spasa on the City

by Ivan Petrov, 190 meters away

Church of the Origin Fair Drev Kresta Gospodnja that on the City the Known name - Church Spasa on the...

Church Spasa on the City

H: Ул. Андропова, часовня А. Невского

by Шубкин Сергей, 190 meters away

Ул. Андропова, часовня А. Невского

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by Шубкин Сергей, 190 meters away

This panorama was taken in Yaroslavl, Russia

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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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