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Old Ryazan

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Старая Рязань 3d, Old Ryazan. Old Ryazan - Batiy was destroyed in 1232

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A: Old Ryazan

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Old Ryazan

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C: Old Ryazan - Summer 2012

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D: Old Ryazan

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E: Old Ryazan

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Old Ryazan was destroid in 1237 by Batiy Han

Old Ryazan

F: Old Ryazan - Oka river

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I: Spassk-Riazanskiy - Winter

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J: Spassk-Riazanskiy - Winter Road

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This panorama was taken in Spassk-Ryazanskiy, Russia

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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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