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Russia
Copyright: Михаил Шишов
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Taken: 22/06/2012
Uploaded: 04/07/2012
Updated: 01/09/2014
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Tags: 18МФУТ; Архангельск; уличные театры; air; высокие братья; Площадь мира
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