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Kuratova 10

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Russia

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A: Prometheus North

di Sergey Kalinin, 300 metri di distanza

Prometheus North

B: Waterfall

di Sergey Kalinin, 470 metri di distanza

Waterfall

C: Waterfall

di Sergey Kalinin, 480 metri di distanza

Waterfall

D: School 20

di Sergey Kalinin, 610 metri di distanza

School 20

E: Ukhta - Ave. Lenin 55

di Sergey Kalinin, 770 metri di distanza

Ukhta - Ave. Lenin 55

F: Frosty Morning

di Sergey Kalinin, 830 metri di distanza

Frosty Morning

G: Zemlya

di Ansiivan Ansiivan, 890 metri di distanza

Zemlya

H: Stroiteley31

di Sergey Kalinin, 890 metri di distanza

Stroiteley31

I: Zemlya2

di Ansiivan Ansiivan, 920 metri di distanza

Zemlya2

J: Moon

di Ansiivan Ansiivan, 950 metri di distanza

Moon

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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