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Kazan. Kremlin. The South-East round tower

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Närliggande bilder i Russia


A: Kremlin in Kazan

av Andrey Golubev, 10 meter bort

Kremlin in Kazan

D: Videostena1000

av Alexandr Danilov, 110 meter bort


E: Monument to Musa Djalil

av Andrey Golubev, 110 meter bort

Monument to Musa Djalil

F: Kremlin in Kazan

av Andrey Golubev, 130 meter bort

Kremlin in Kazan

G: Kazan Kremlin Spasskaya Tower

av Andrey Sanukov, 140 meter bort

Kazan Kremlin Spasskaya Tower

H: Bulak at Night 1

av Sergey Berdnik, 150 meter bort

Bulak at Night 1

I: Kremlin in Kazan

av Andrey Golubev, 160 meter bort

Kremlin in Kazan

J: Kazan Kremlin in winter

av Andrey Golubev, 160 meter bort

Kazan Kremlin in winter

Det här panoramat togs i Russia

Detta är en översikt av 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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