Lenin Park In A State Of Neglect
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Metik Sergey EXPERT Taken 14:05, 03/05/2013 (Almaty) - Views loading...

Advertisement

Lenin Park In A State Of Neglect

The World > Asia > Russia

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

The once popular Lenin public garden now abandoned and trashed. Monument to Red Guards, fallen in the struggle for cause of the proletarian revolution of 1918 - 1919 years. At 2:05 p. m. on 3rd of May, 2013.

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Russia

map

A: Cinema Center Cosmos In Orenburg

by Metik Sergey, 580 meters away

Cinema "Kosmos" on Parkovy avenue in Orenburg. Now a mosque is located opposite. In the 1960s there w...

Cinema Center Cosmos In Orenburg

B: Park Topolya In Orenburg

by Metik Sergey, 600 meters away

Park "Topolya" (Poplars) in Orenburg - favorite place for walking parents with children in the very b...

Park Topolya In Orenburg

C: Orenburg Railway Station

by Metik Sergey, 670 meters away

The building of Orenburg railway station has been constructed in 1877 and now is recognized by an arc...

Orenburg Railway Station

D: Crossroad Of Kobozev And Postnikov Streets

by Metik Sergey, 740 meters away

On a crossroad of Kobozev and Postnikov streets. A monument to Peter Kobozev, a famous revolutionary ...

Crossroad Of Kobozev And Postnikov Streets

E: Monument To Perovsky In Orenburg

by Metik Sergey, 750 meters away

Monument to Vasily Perovsky  (1795-1857), in 1832-42 and 1851-57 the Governor-General of  Orenburg  p...

Monument To Perovsky In Orenburg

F: Orenburg Park Topolya

by Metik Sergey, 770 meters away

Park "Topolya" (Poplars) is a favourite vacation spot of townspeople. A Monument of Musa Dzhalil the ...

Orenburg Park Topolya

G: The Avenue Of Heroes In Orenburg

by Metik Sergey, 830 meters away

Avenue of Heroes, a part of the architectural and sculptural ensemble "Kind Angel of Peace", opened o...

The Avenue Of Heroes In Orenburg

H: Crossroad Of Sovetskaya And Postnikov Streets

by Metik Sergey, 860 meters away

Orenburg City Administration building on Sovetskaya St. The building was constructed in 1914 - 1916 y...

Crossroad Of Sovetskaya And Postnikov Streets

I: Monument To Victims Of The Civil War In Orenburg

by Metik Sergey, 880 meters away

Monument to the victims of  White Cossacks raid on  the night of April 4, 1918. The Cossacks killed 1...

Monument To Victims Of The Civil War In Orenburg

J: Orenburg Circus On Kobozev Street

by Metik Sergey, 960 meters away

Orenburg city circus on Kobozev street. The street was named in honor of the founder of the Orenburg ...

Orenburg Circus On Kobozev Street

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.

Share this panorama