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St. Trinity Church in Khotenovo

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St. Trinity Church in Khotenovo (Kononovo), XVIII

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A: Ruined Church in Selo

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Ruined Church in Selo, XIX

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B: Деревянная детская площадка

di Михаил Шишов, 13.2 km di distanza

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C: Сhurchyard Gate in Astafievo

di Lev Trusov, 21.8 km di distanza

Сhurchyard Gate in Astafievo, 1866

Сhurchyard Gate in Astafievo

D: Wooden Chapel in Bolshaya Kondratovskaya

di Lev Trusov, 27.4 km di distanza

Wooden Chapel in Bolshaya Kondratovskaya, XIX

Wooden Chapel in Bolshaya Kondratovskaya

E: Медвежий Край

di Михаил Шишов, 42.4 km di distanza

Медвежий Край

F: sobornaya_ploshad_krgopol

di Nikolay Gernet, 42.9 km di distanza

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G: Kargopol - panorama ploshadi

di Nikolay Gernet, 42.9 km di distanza

Kargopol - panorama ploshadi

Kargopol - panorama ploshadi

H: Храм Каргополя

di Михаил Шишов, 43.1 km di distanza

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I: Храм Каргополя

di Михаил Шишов, 43.1 km di distanza

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J: Храм Каргополя

di Михаил Шишов, 43.2 km di distanza

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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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