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Holy Transfiguration Monastery

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A: Спасский монастырь

摄影师Шубкин Сергей, 距离此地不超过10 米

Спасский монастырь

B: День семьи

摄影师Шубкин Сергей, 距离此地不超过10 米

День семьи

C: звонница Спасо-Преображенского монастыря

摄影师Шубкин Сергей, 距离此处40远

звонница Спасо-Преображенского монастыря

D: Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery Zvonnitsa

摄影师Andrey Strunin, 距离此处50远

Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery Zvonnitsa

E: Holy Transfiguration Monastery

摄影师Andrey Golubev, 距离此处60远

Holy Transfiguration Monastery

F: Holy-Transfiguration Monastery

摄影师Andrey Golubev, 距离此处70远

Holy-Transfiguration Monastery

G: The Transfiguration Cathedral. Spassky Monastery.

摄影师Mikhail Dunaev, 距离此处70远

The Transfiguration Cathedral was erected in 1505-1516 by Moscow stone-masons who were in the service...

The Transfiguration Cathedral. Spassky Monastery.

I: Holy-Transfiguration Monastery

摄影师Andrey Golubev, 距离此处100远

Holy-Transfiguration Monastery

J: Символ России — легенда Ярославля

摄影师Шубкин Сергей, 距离此处120远

Символ России — легенда Ярославля

此全景拍摄于Yaroslavl, 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.