07.12.2010 (Kuntsevo, Moscow)
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07.12.2010 (Kuntsevo, Moscow)

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A: Early autumn park

de andrewtj, la 1.4 km distanta

Early autumn park

B: Nokia E52 Panorama

de Semenov Kirill, la 1.5 km distanta

Nokia E52 Panorama

C: Little and big fish, get caught!

de Ruben Karapetyan, la 2.1 km distanta

Moscow, summer 2009. The way of getting away from the city life. In the upper stream of the river in ...

Little and big fish, get caught!

D: Krilatskie Hills

de Alexey, la 2.2 km distanta

Krilatskie Hills

E: Krilatskie Hills

de Alexey, la 2.3 km distanta

Krilatskie Hills

F: Krilatskie Hills

de Alexey, la 2.4 km distanta

Krilatskie Hills

G: Первый памятник пожарным и спасателям/The first monument to firefighters and rescue workers

de Сергей Киселев/Sergey Kiselev, la 2.4 km distanta

Министерство РФ по Делам Гражданской Обороны, Чрезвычайным Ситуациям и Ликвидации Последствий Стихийн...

Первый памятник пожарным и спасателям/The first monument to firefighters and rescue workers

H: bicyclist

de Ruben Karapetyan, la 2.6 km distanta

bicyclist

I: Vereyskaya Plaza

de Semenov Kirill, la 2.7 km distanta

It so happened that the panorama filmed over two days. In one of the buildings of the business centre...

Vereyskaya Plaza

J: my multi-storeyed "hen-coop"

de Ruben Karapetyan, la 3.1 km distanta

Sometimes  just thanks  to the  panorama one might notice a decline or a scratch, a spot or some othe...

my multi-storeyed "hen-coop"

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Russia

Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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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