Theatre Square in Rostov-on-Don
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Theatre Square in Rostov-on-Don

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The great square in front of the Drama Theater in Rostov-on-Don. Russia. There is a huge and tall monument from the soviet times, with the red cross on top

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Nearby images in http://www.360cities.net/area/rostov-on-don

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A: Teatralnaya square Rostov-on-Don

by Vinichenko Olga, 10 meters away

Teatralnaya square Rostov-on-Don

B: Gorky Teatre Rostov-on-Don

by Vinichenko Olga, 90 meters away

Gorky Teatre Rostov-on-Don

C: theater square 9 may

by Pavlov Dmitry, 170 meters away

theater square 9 may

D: Revolution park - fountain

by S.Evgeniy, 180 meters away

Revolution park - fountain

E: Nika Monument Rostov-On-Don

by Vinichenko Olga, 190 meters away

Nika Monument Rostov-On-Don

F: Sculpture "Mother and her child"

by S.Evgeniy, 220 meters away

Sculpture "Mother and her child"

G: sports construction KSK Express

by S.Evgeniy, 240 meters away

sports construction KSK Express

H: Summer theatre

by S.Evgeniy, 260 meters away

Summer theatre

I: Fountain "Kaskad"

by S.Evgeniy, 260 meters away

После возведения драмтеатра им. М. Горького в западном партере установили фонтаны "Каскад" и "Атланты...

Fountain "Kaskad"

J: bridge in Cherevichkin park

by S.Evgeniy, 270 meters away

bridge in Cherevichkin park

This panorama was taken in http://www.360cities.net/area/rostov-on-don, Russia

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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.

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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.

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