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Hot weather in Stavropol (January 22, 2013)

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Russia


A: Lenin square, Stavropol (2010)

di Petr Pletnyakov, 100 metri di distanza

Lenin square, Stavropol (2010)

B: Stavropol Spring Time

di Petr Pletnyakov, 190 metri di distanza

Tulips of differrent colors, during spring time in Stavropol. April is one of month with most comfort...

Stavropol Spring Time

C: Площадь у Ангела

di Sergey Chernov, 280 metri di distanza


Площадь у Ангела

D: Academic Theatre of Drama

di Petr Pletnyakov, 300 metri di distanza

Academic Theatre of  Drama

E: Angel, of Stavropol

di Ludmila Diatchenko, 410 metri di distanza

Монумент "Ангел-хранитель Града Креста". Возведен на народные средства 14 сентября 2002 года в честь ...

Angel,  of Stavropol

F: Новогодние украшения Газпром Трансгаз Ставрополь

di Sergey Chernov, 420 metri di distanza


Новогодние украшения Газпром Трансгаз Ставрополь

G: Центральный парк

di Sergey Chernov, 500 metri di distanza

Центральный парк города Ставрополь

Центральный парк

H: Площадь у Солдата

di Sergey Chernov, 730 metri di distanza

Защитник города Ставрополь

Площадь у Солдата

I: Krepostnaya gorka

di Petr Pletnyakov, 740 metri di distanza

Krepostnaya gorka

J: Hello, Stavropol!

di Petr Pletnyakov, 830 metri di distanza

Hello, Stavropol!

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Russia

Questa è una vista generale di Russia

Just in case you mistakenly heard that it was all ice and snow in Russia, take a peek at the Big Bikini Exposition. This is right on the river Moskva in Moscow!

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.

Check out what's happening north of Mongolia these days, in Chita

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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