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Orenburg State University
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The Orenburg state university - the center of educational and scientific life of the city. More than 21 thousand students study in it. At 2 p. m. on October 13, 2011.

Copyright: Metik Sergey
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Taken: 13/10/2011
Uploaded: 14/10/2011
Updated: 18/08/2014
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