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Monuments to 27th infantry division of the general Neverovsky and to engineering armies. May 2011.
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Alexander Adashkevich
Communal graves of the soldiers who were lost in the Borodino battle. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
The Spaso-Borodino female monastery in Voroshilovo. Panorama. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to divisions of generals Charles Meklenburgsky and Michael Semenovich Vorontsov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Murom infantry regiment near Spaso-Borodino monastery. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to 4-th cavalry corps of general Karl Sivers. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Lejb-guards Izmajlovsky regiment at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the lejb-guards Artillery brigade at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the battery №2 and light №2 companies of lejb-guards of an artillery brigade near Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monuments to the Lejb-guards Finnish regiment and captain Alexander Ogaryov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment from the Moscow regiment. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Communal grave of the Soviet soldiers of 5th army at village Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment. May 2011.
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Dasht-e Kavir
Florian Knorn
First BBQ 2010
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Mutta above Feldis (Grisons, Switzerland)
Toni Garbasso
Teepees - El Viejo - Petrified Forest
Roger Berry
Rajendar Prasad Ghat Varanasi
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Dashashwamedha Ghat Varanasi
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Prayag Ghat Varanasi
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Man Mandir Ghat, Varanasi Ganges River
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Teepees - Petrified Forest
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The Greek Ship, Kish Island, Persian Gulf, Iran
Petr Valla
Teza Ring Noc Bojovniku2009
Maciej G. Szling
Flisacy Sromowce Wyżne
Alexander Adashkevich
Kabardinka's quay. The Sunny beach. August 2012.
Alexander Adashkevich
Park near Chernevskiy small ponds, South Butovo, Moscow, Russia.
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Lazareva, Yujnobutovskaya streets, Admiral Ushakov parkway and light metro station.
Alexander Adashkevich
Waterfall in the valley of river Pshada. August 2012.
Александр Адашкевич
Soviet tank monument T-34-85 near Borodino. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Dmitrya Donskogo parkway and Grina street. North Butovo, Moscow, Russia.
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Flower bed "octopus" on the Kabardinka's quay. June 2013.
Alexander Adashkevich
Kemer, Turkey, trading street. September 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Kemer, Turkey. Crossroad near yacht landing stage. September 2011.
Александр Адашкевич
Hierapolis, Pamukkale, Turkey. September 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Manor Ostafyevo, near pine forest. May 2011.
Александр Адашкевич
Stone in honor of foundation of the Vidnoe city. May 2011.
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