Iset river in the evening
The Iset River flows through the city of Kamensk-Uralsky. The river flows from right to left. Along the river there are many stone deposits - rocks. Each rock has its own name. From this position upstream visible Tokoro Stone, named after the village Tokarevka. On the river walks pleasure boat. Downstream is Boynovsky bridge, named for a pre-existing village Boynovka. After the bridge district is located UAZ. At the top is a sculpture of the Elk. Since this place is a good overview and deep view of the local beauty.
Kamenka River flows through the city of Kamensk-Uralsky, which is located near the Ural Mountains. On...
вид со скалки-богатырёк на речке каменка в городе каменск-уральский
главная площадь города каменска-уральского, на этой площади проходят все большие торжества: день горо...
Каменск-Уральский, берег реки Исеть, не далеко от висячего моста, место с стороны старого Каменска, в...
The Matutinal type of the old part of city Kamensk-Uraliskiy. Adown river Stone is found. Straight Ch...
The Natural monument Stone Gates are located on river Iseti beside city metalworker Kamenska-Uralisko...
Сад на окраине Каменска-Уральского
The tunnel is located in the forest area near the Iset River, on the other side of which is the town ...
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 Chita
Although 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.