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Monument to soldiers-internationalists on Poklonnaya Hill

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A: Monument to the Anti-Hitlerite Coalition Countries

de Artem Ryazanov, la distanta de 450 metri

Monument to the Anti-Hitlerite Coalition Countries

C: Moscow, Memory Fire on Poklonnaya Hill

de Artem Ryazanov, la distanta de 710 metri

Moscow, Memory Fire on Poklonnaya Hill

D: Stele. Victory Park. Moscow.

de Alexander Zhivitsky, la distanta de 740 metri

Victory Park - a memorial complex of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. to the west of Moscow. The...

Stele. Victory Park. Moscow.

E: Poklonnaya mountain

de Artem Ryazanov, la distanta de 800 metri

Poklonnaya mountain

F: Victory_Park_in_Moscow

de Mikhail Muryy, la distanta de 900 metri

Панорама парка Победы на Поклонной горе в Москве. Мемориальный комплекс в честь победы в Великой Отеч...

Victory_Park_in_Moscow

G: V-day 2006. Park Pobedy (Victory Park).

de Andrey Ilyin, la 1.0 km distanta

Poklonnaya Gora - another traditional place where people gather to celebrate V-day.

V-day 2006. Park Pobedy (Victory Park).

H: Poklonnaya Hill, St. George's Church

de Artem Ryazanov, la 1.1 km distanta

Poklonnaya Hill, St. George's Church

I: my multi-storeyed "hen-coop"

de Ruben Karapetyan, la 1.1 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"

J: Winter. Sledding.

de Andrey Ilyin, la 1.4 km distanta

Winter turns Poklonnaya Gora into a popular place for sledding.

Winter. Sledding.

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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