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Михайловское. Дом-музей А.Пушкина (Mikhailovskoye. The house-museum of Alexander Pushkin)
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Михайловское. Дом-музей А.Пушкина. Река Сороть. (Mikhailovskoye. The house-museum of Alexander Pushkin. River Sorot)
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