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Памятники 27-й пехотной дивизии генерала Неверовского и инженерным войскам. Май 2011.
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Alexander Adashkevich
Братские могилы воинов, погибших в Бородинском сражении. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Спасо-Бородинский женский монастырь в Ворошилово. Панорама. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to divisions of generals Charles Meklenburgsky and Michael Semenovich Vorontsov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Памятник Муромскому пехотному полку у Спасо-Бородинского монастыря. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to 4-th cavalry corps of general Karl Sivers. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Памятник лейб-гвардии Измайловскому полку у села Семёновское. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Памятник лейб-гвардии Артиллерийской бригаде у села Семёновское. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the battery №2 and light №2 companies of lejb-guards of an artillery brigade near Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monuments to the Lejb-guards Finnish regiment and captain Alexander Ogaryov. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment from the Moscow regiment. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Братская могила советских воинов 5-й армии у деревни Семёновское. Май 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the Lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment. May 2011.
Maxim Nasekin
Издательско-полиграфическое предприятие "Советская Сибирь", цех брошюровки
Richard Chesher
World Heritage Site New Caledonia Lagoon Coral Reef Batfish Platax Teira
Alexey Bazlaev
Mana River
Denis Filippov
Chocolate house. Byzantine hall.
Roger Berry
Pulling Up a Chinese Fishing Net
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Exit Festival Dance Arena
Ninoslav Adzibaba
Exit Festival Main Stage At Dawn
Jeffrey Martin
National Aircraft Inc‎ - Airplane Junk Yard 1
Mark Florko
Olvera Castle
Roger Berry
Tiger Dancers, Thirunakkara Mahadeva temple India
Roger Berry
Lakshmi Narayan temple, White Elephants Statues
Jeffrey Martin
National Aircraft Inc‎ - Airplane Junk Yard 12
Alexander Adashkevich
Pamukkale, Turkey, Hierapolis ruins. September 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the battery №2 and light №2 companies of lejb-guards of an artillery brigade near Semenovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Temple of new martyrs and confessors of Russia in Butovo. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Sporting paintland park. Moscow. September 2012.
Alexander Adashkevich
Stone in honor of foundation of the Vidnoe city. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Shkolnaya and Sovetskaya streets crossroad, Vidnoe city. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Manor Ostafyevo, view to pond from east wing of main building. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
The house of children's creativity "Rainbow" in Dmitrov. June 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Sukhanovo’s pond after washout of the dam. May 2013.
Alexander Adashkevich
View to Gelendzhik from the observation deck of the park Olympus. June 2013.
Alexander Adashkevich
Manor Ostafyevo, park. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Near main building of manor Sukhanovo. May 2011.
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