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Monuments to 27th infantry division of the general Neverovsky and to engineering armies. May 2011.
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Communal graves of the soldiers who were lost in the Borodino battle. May 2011.
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The Spaso-Borodino female monastery in Voroshilovo. Panorama. May 2011.
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Monument to divisions of generals Charles Meklenburgsky and Michael Semenovich Vorontsov. May 2011.
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Monument to the Murom infantry regiment near Spaso-Borodino monastery. May 2011.
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Monument to 4-th cavalry corps of general Karl Sivers. May 2011.
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Monument to the Lejb-guards Izmajlovsky regiment at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
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Monument to the lejb-guards Artillery brigade at village Semyonovskoe. May 2011.
Alexander Adashkevich
Monument to the battery №2 and light №2 companies of lejb-guards of an artillery brigade near Semenovskoe. May 2011.
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Monuments to the Lejb-guards Finnish regiment and captain Alexander Ogaryov. May 2011.
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Monument to the lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment from the Moscow regiment. May 2011.
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Communal grave of the Soviet soldiers of 5th army at village Semenovskoe. May 2011.
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Monument to the Lejb-guards Lithuanian regiment. May 2011.
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Kemer, Turkey, crossroad near street market. September 2011.
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Borodino museum. Panorama. May 2011.
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Stone in honor of foundation of the Vidnoe city. May 2011.
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Alley to Volkonsky's mausoleum in Sukhanovo. May 2011.
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Palace of culture in Vidnoe city. Concert hall. Aprill 2011.
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Admirala Lazareva street and Plavsky passage. South Butovo, Moscow, Russia.
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Sukhanovo’s pond after washout of the dam. May 2013.
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Kemer, Turkey, crossroad near bus park. September 2011.
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Kemer, Turkey, night clubs Inferno, Aura, Kristall. September 2011.
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Kemer, Turkey, park near beach. September 2011.
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Moscow paleontological museum.
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Ujnobutovskaya street. South Butovo, Moscow, Russia.
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