Winter in Gorky Park (5). Kazan.
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Winter in Gorky Park (1). Kazan.
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Winter in Gorky Park (6). Kazan.
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Winter in Gorky Park (7). Kazan.
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Kazan. Gorky Park
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Winter in Gorky Park (4). Kazan.
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Winter in Gorky Park (2). Kazan.
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Winter in Gorky Park (3). Kazan.
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Memorial complex of the Unknown Soldier and the fallen for the Soviet power. Kazan
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Millenium Bridge at sunset 2
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Millenium Bridge at sunset 1
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Abbaye de La Lucerne - France
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Maki Lodge Accueil Plage
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Karijini Dales Gorge - Circular Pool
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Der schafberggipfel
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ahu tongariki in easter island
Daniel Christaldi
Bushy Park Racetrack
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View over Portofino, Genoa
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Primorsky Bulvar. Sevastopol. Crimea
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Public garden of the Soldiers-internationalists. Sevastopol. Crimea
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Kremlin. At the Kul Sharif mosque. Kazan
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Institute of Physics of the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University. Kazan
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The Red Mayday #1. Kazan
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Museum of the "Nizhnyaya Kama" national park. The second floor. Green room (Meadow). Elabuga.
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Kremlin LIVE - 2014. Exhibition of "Kazanskie fotoperedvizhniki" #4. Kazan
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Kremlin LIVE 2012. Kazan
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Elabuga. Museum of the "Nizhnyaya Kama" national park. "Last Glacial Period" room.
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Crimea. Sea coast near of Peschanoe village
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Kazan. Kremlin LIVE 2011. Photoperedizhnik's exhibition.
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Kazan. Lyadskoy Garden
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