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A: Stroitelny dvor, st.Permyakova

de Dvornik Stroitel, la distanta de 470 metri

«Строительный двор» ул. Пермякова

Stroitelny dvor, st.Permyakova

B:

de Kalinin Andrey, la 1.2 km distanta

C: West-Siberian innovacion centr

de Kalinin Andrey, la 2.1 km distanta

Тюменский инновационный центр нефти и газа

West-Siberian innovacion centr

D: blooming Bird cherry (Padus maackii) trees in an apple grove

de Chebaldin Vladimir, la 2.2 km distanta

blooming Bird cherry (Padus maackii) trees in an apple grove

E: Gigantic candle monument. Memorial square.

de Chebaldin Vladimir, la 2.2 km distanta

a unique modern war memorial in the shape of a gigantic metal candle.

Gigantic candle monument. Memorial square.

F: blooming apple trees in an apple grove 2

de Chebaldin Vladimir, la 2.2 km distanta

blooming apple trees in an apple grove 2

G: Dk Geolog2

de Kalinin Andrey, la 2.2 km distanta

Dk Geolog2

H: blooming apple trees in an apple grove

de Chebaldin Vladimir, la 2.2 km distanta

blooming apple trees in an apple grove

I: Tyumen Registry Office atrium

de Chebaldin Vladimir, la 2.3 km distanta

The newly designed the new registry office in Tyumen is an exquisite work of art. The officeincludes ...

Tyumen Registry Office atrium

J: Tyumen ZAGS

de Kalinin Andrey, la 2.3 km distanta

Новое здание тюменского "Дворца бракосочетания"

Tyumen ZAGS

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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