Monument to soldiers-internationalists on Poklonnaya Hill
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The War Memorial on Poklonnaya Hill, Monument “Tragedy of Peoples”, Moscow
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Stele. Victory Park. Moscow.
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Poklonnaya mountain
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V-day 2006. Park Pobedy (Victory Park).
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Sunset near Campo
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Stargazing: Orion and Jupiter
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Sonepur Mela, Washing Elephants
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Amvrakikos Gulf
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Zoco de Artesanos Cordoba
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The largest statue of Buddha nirvana Vietnam (Thị trấn Thuận Nam)
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Moscow, a bridge in the park in Homestead Trubetskih Khamovniky
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Falkreath - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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Blackburn Cave, Borderlands 2
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Zvenigorod, Cathedral of the Assumption on Gorodok
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Zvenigorod, Cathedral of the Assumption in scaffolding
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Kudrinskaya Square
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Shrine of Azura - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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Michurinsk, evening, pond
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Michurinsk, Monument to Michurin
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Michurinsk, square in the Soviet street
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