0 Likes

On the Roof Top
Russia
Copyright: Tomas green
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 20/02/2012
Updated: 27/02/2012
Views:

...


Tags: 2011; архитектура; высота; город; крыша; Липецк; липецкие крыши; панорама
comments powered by Disqus

Sergey Khabibov
Nijniy park
Victor A. Pavlov
Monument to Peter I and ice boat in winter
Sergey Khabibov
Ploshad Lenina
Sergey Khabibov
Park pobedi panorama 5
Sergey Khabibov
Park pobedi panorama 2
Sergey Khabibov
Park pobedi panorama 4
Sergey Khabibov
Park pobedi panorama 3
Sergey Khabibov
Park Pobedi
Alexandr Mironenko
Lipetsk - Universitetskiy microraion
Sergey Pr
In the basement of an unfinished cottage
Victor A. Pavlov
On the bank of the river Voronezh near the village Kurino
Sergey Pr
At the dam on the river Matyra
Jan Ksandr
Desert around Qasr al Sarab
John Roberts
Bells Canyon, Sandy, Utah, USA
Rami Saarikorpi
Skycam Aerial 360 panorama Senate Square
Alexey Gorbachev
The road through the field near Leskolovo
Tamir Orbaum
Moshes Montefiore carriage
Zoran Trost
Under the 2012 Photokina photo globe
Tamir Orbaum
the western wall view
Serge (SEB) Bogdanov
Callanish Standing Stones
Willy Kaemena
Former border crossing station - Friedrichstrasse
Jeffrey Martin
a disembodied head in murder park
Andrew Bodrov
Crews have raised flags
Igor Marx
Goslar Schuhhof
Tomas Green
On the Roof Top
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.