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Närliggande bilder i St. Petersburg

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A: Morning road

av Ivan Garanin, 20 meter bort

Morning road

B: Snowfall at field road (aged style)

av Ivan Garanin, 110 meter bort

Snowfall at field road (aged style)

C: Highway in the fog

av Ivan Garanin, 130 meter bort

Highway in the fog

D: Garage roof

av Ivan Garanin, 310 meter bort

Garage roof

E: Foggy Field

av Ivan Garanin, 310 meter bort

Foggy Field

F: 2 Electric power transmission lines

av Ivan Garanin, 340 meter bort

2 Electric power transmission lines

G: Winter sunset at corner

av Ivan Garanin, 370 meter bort

Winter sunset. Around - private two-story house and the usual five-story, different cars, a lot of sn...

Winter sunset at corner

H: Wheat

av Ivan Garanin, 460 meter bort

Wheat

I: Winter sunset

av Ivan Garanin, 470 meter bort

Winter sunset. Around - private two-story house and the usual five-story, different cars, a lot of sn...

Winter sunset

J: Ptgtmp 0u284u

av Ivan Garanin, 480 meter bort

Ptgtmp 0u284u

Det här panoramat togs i St. Petersburg, 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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