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Panorama's in de omgeving van Russia

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A: At the confluence of two channels

door Kirill Korovin, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

At the confluence of two channels

B: 240 metrs town

door Egor Antufev'ev, 1.4 hier vandaan

240 metrs town

C: Lifting on a power pole 2

door Kirill Korovin, 1.4 hier vandaan

Lifting on a power pole 2

D: Lifting on a power pole

door Kirill Korovin, 1.4 hier vandaan

Lifting on a power pole

E: Old railways overpass

door Kirill Korovin, 2.6 hier vandaan

Old railways overpass

F: Воткинская ГЭС

door Kirill Korovin, 2.6 hier vandaan

Воткинская ГЭС

G: Чайковский судоходный шлюз

door Kirill Korovin, 3.7 hier vandaan

Здесь баржа и буксир, идущие вверх по Каме, заходят в шлюз

Чайковский судоходный шлюз

H: Img 2048 Panorama

door Kirill Korovin, 3.9 hier vandaan

Img 2048 Panorama

I: Votkinskoye vodokhranilishche

door Сергей Востриков, 4.7 hier vandaan

Воткинское водохранилище — водохранилище на территории Пермского края и Удмуртской Республики. На бер...

Votkinskoye vodokhranilishche

J: Сrossroads of the Mira and Karl Marx street.

door Kirill Korovin, 4.9 hier vandaan

Сrossroads of the Mira and Karl Marx street.

Dit panorama is genomen in Russia

Dit is een overzicht van 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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