0 Likes

The humpbacked bridge in Mihajlovsky
Russia

Pushkin reserve in the Pskov area. Village Mihajlovsky. The humpbacked bridge through a pond at an input on A.Pushkin's manor

Copyright: Koshelev
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 14/08/2008
Uploaded: 25/11/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015
Views:

...


Tags: pushkin; reserve; the bridge; a pond; manor; park; russia
comments powered by Disqus

D.Tulga
Small Wooden Bridge In Manzushir
Mark Frost
Overlooking New Grimsby bay in Tresco
鼎典全景,Ding code panorama,
长春南湖白桦林,Changchun south lake park
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
019 01 جبل الياطب في حائل Yatib Mountain
Jan Koehn
Habor - Weisse Wiek
Rafał Szmigiero
EC1 Power PLant, Targowa Str. Lodz, Poland
Andrei Zdetoveţchi
Cârţa Monastery #3
Franck Masschelein
Fields of bunkers
Ruediger Kottmann
Werksatatt kueche harmonie lorch germany
Mark Schuster
Veteran Bicyclists
Igor Adamec
Osijek cathedral
Arroz Marisco
Storm over Condoriri
More About 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 ChitaAlthough 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.