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School 13, snow figures
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Copyright: Sergey Cherkasskiy
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Taken: 31/12/2012
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Sergey Cherkasskiy
School 13, Irbit
Sergey Cherkasskiy
Irbit, Mayakovskogo str.9
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Irbit, Malguina str.47
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New year tree in Irbit 2012
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