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St. Petersburg
Copyright: Ivan Garanin
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Uploaded: 19/08/2012
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AN-30
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Anti air defense radar station
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AN-72
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Mi-8MT и Mi-24P
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AN-12 tail
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AN-12 AN-26 AN-72
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AN-26 tail
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AN-12
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Sukhoi Su-34 (Su-27IB/Su-32FN/T-10V)
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Su-27
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Mig-29SMT and Su-24M
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MiG-31
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Pedestrian bridge near the Kiev station in Moscow
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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 2009
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Edzell Castle, Scotland
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fable sunset from Prabello alp
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Old Theater Building at Bandung City Center (Alun-alun)
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Lago Bianco
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Gulf Coast, a distant part of the island of Kronstadt. Night
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Japanese ancient houses
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National Park Zyuratkul. Pirates' ship.
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Trim - St. John the Baptist Hospice
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Santa Tereza Tal-Bambin Gesu Church, Birkirkara Malta
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Killiney Hill
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Telezi's border
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Сountry house forefront
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AN-12 AN-26 AN-72
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Near Ioanovskoe cemetery
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Snowfall at field road (aged style)
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Icebreaker «Moscow»
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Mi-8MT и Mi-24P
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Memorial defenders of the Motherland
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Morning road
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Russia after snowfall
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Сrossroad near poultry farm.
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Winter night dormitory of St. Petersburg
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