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Church of Saint Nicholas in Volosovo

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Church of Saint Nicholas in Volosovo, 1670

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Russia

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A: Сhurches in Arkhangelo

di Lev Trusov, 14.1 km di distanza

Church of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (1803) and Church of Archangel Michael (1715)

Сhurches in Arkhangelo

B: Monastery of Alexander Oshevensky

di Lev Trusov, 21.9 km di distanza

Monastery of Alexander Oshevensky

C: Chapel at the abandoned village Grikhnevo

di Lev Trusov, 22.3 km di distanza

Chapel at the abandoned village Grikhnevo, 19th century

Chapel at the abandoned village Grikhnevo

D: Inside the Chapel in Grikhnevo

di Lev Trusov, 22.3 km di distanza

Chapel at the abandoned village Grikhnevo was converted into the hunting lodge.

Inside the Chapel in Grikhnevo

E: Saunino. Wooden Church (2011)

di Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin, 29.7 km di distanza

Saunino. Wooden Church (2011)

F: Bolshaya Shalga

di Lev Trusov, 32.2 km di distanza

The Wooden Church of the Nativity in Bolshaya Shalga, 1745The Church of the Intercession, 1857 

Bolshaya Shalga

G: Церковь Троицы Живоначальной

di Михаил Шишов, 33.2 km di distanza

Церковь Троицы Живоначальной

H: Церковь Святой Троицы

di Михаил Шишов, 33.3 km di distanza

Церковь Святой Троицы

I: Воскресенская церковь

di Михаил Шишов, 33.7 km di distanza

Воскресенская церковь

J: Kargopol

di Nikolay Gernet, 34.0 km di distanza

Kargopol

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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