0 Likes

Cottages
Russia
Copyright: Ipatev Dmitrii
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 20149x2264
Uploaded: 24/06/2012
Atualizado: 25/06/2012
Visitas:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Evgeny Efimov
Lake Jekostrovskaja Imandra
Evgeny Efimov
Forest on Kola peninsula
Evgeny Efimov
Jekostrovskaja Imandra lake
Andrei Kuznetcov
mountain Volosyanaya
Andrei Kuznetcov
mountain Volosyanaya-valley seids
Andrei Kuznetcov
mountain Krestovaya 2
Andrei Kuznetcov
mountain Krestovaya 1
Andrei Kuznetcov
labyrinth "Vavilon"
Evgeny Efimov
Bridge over Jekostrovskij strait (view from the top of the bridge)
Evgeny Efimov
Bridge over Jekostrovskij strait
Evgeny Efimov
Hibiny mountains view from M18 road
Evgeny Efimov
Near Zelenoborsky
H. Adi Saputra
Karasawa Heutte Sunrise
Marijan Marijanovic
Ali-Pasha's Springs near Gusinje / Montenegro
Mark Schuster
East End Street - London
heiwa4126
Yodobashi camera store Shinjuku west branch
Hiroky OGAWA
Full-bloomed cherry blossome on Nanakoshiyama-kofun tomb
Kostas Kaltsas
Hydra
EdouardAS
Lac des Vaches
Шубкин Сергей
ples
Hans Molenkamp
The town of Lemmer in Friesland, the Netherlands
Florian Knorn
Glendalough
Willy Kaemena
Bremen Marktplatz Musikfest 2010
Jürgen Matern
Horseshoe Bend of Colorado River at midday
Ipatev Dmitrii
Cottages
More About 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 ChitaAlthough 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.