License license
Loading ...

Foto panoramica di Vlad Pasko EXPERT Scattata 12:36, 09/10/2012 - Views loading...


The World > Russia

Tag: monument

  • mi piace / non mi piace
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Immagini nelle vicinanze di Russia



di Vlad Pasko, 440 metri di distanza


di Vlad Pasko, 450 metri di distanza

C: Tall Ships Races 2014 Novorossiysk

di Paul Gurin, 2.6 km di distanza

Tall Ships Races 2014 Novorossiysk

D: 100729 224 P

di Vladimir Salman, 2.7 km di distanza

100729 224 P


di Konstantin Kretov, 2.8 km di distanza

F: Набережная

di Paul Gurin, 2.8 km di distanza


G: 1007230 297 P

di Vladimir Salman, 2.9 km di distanza

1007230 297 P

H: Крейсер "Михаил Кутузов"

di Misha Che, 3.0 km di distanza

Крейсер "Михаил Кутузов"


di Vlad Pasko, 3.2 km di distanza

J: Cement production quarries near Novorossiysk. August 2012.

di Alexander Adashkevich, 3.5 km di distanza

Cement production quarries near Novorossiysk. August 2012.

Cement production quarries near Novorossiysk. August 2012.

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.

Condividi questo panorama