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Updated: 12/03/2012


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Anton Yurievitch
Skver Ghukova
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Administration, the city Novokuznetsk
Dmitri Melinchuk
Victory day, 9 may 2006
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Boulevard of heroes, square
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Boulevard of heroes, monument
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Boulevard of heroes
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Boulevard of heroes, gun
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Boulevard of heroes, Eternal Flame
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Spring Morning
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Boulevard of heroes, arch
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singing fountain
Naum Krstanovski Nakka
Cancun Mexico
luis davilla
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winter in Hoorn
Igor Marx
Misburg Hafen
Astrolabio Colombia
Santuario de las Lajas, Ipiales Colombia
Fish Market In
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la classe du patrimoine Plovan
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lighthouse ameland
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Blatnicka Czech Republic
kalaya dilok
Coffee Hill - khao kho - camp son - Phetchabun
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Seri Gemilang Bridge
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The Pitons, St Lucia from Tahina
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113 km, Karlyk, suburban area, roof
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Wooden bridge over the Upper Ters
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victory Square2
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50 years Novokuznetsk
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victory Square
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Boulevard of heroes, gun
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113 km, Karlyk, suburban area
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The road through the mountain
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black lake 2
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klimenko16 night
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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.