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Smolensk fortified wall also known as Smolensk kremlin is the fortification constructed in 1595-1602. The fortress played extremely important role in the defense line of Russian state. Today it is an architectural monument and one of the main attractions of Smolensk city. The photos were captured by ctulhuftagn (photos are clickable).

Smolensk city, Russia kremlin view 1

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Spas-Buraky is a small village located in Kostroma oblast and the following nice pictures will put you in Russian province autumn mood. The photos were captured by av-otus.

Spas-Buraki village, Kostroma oblast, Russia cathedral

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Novosibirsk city is the third largest city of Russia after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, the largest city and the capital of Siberia Federal District. The following photos were captured during evening and night time by Stepanov Slava (all the pictures are clickable).

Novosibirsk city, Russia evening and night view

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Poshekhonye is a small town with the population of about 6,500 (2010) located in Yaroslavl oblast of Russia. The town is situated 151 km to the northwest of Yaroslavl city. The settlement was first time mentioned in 1680 and from 1777 has the status of the town. Here are the photos of Poshekhonye town captured by Maxim Yashin in April 2009.

Poshekhonye town, Yaroslavl oblast, Russia

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Kostroma city beautiful architecture

Kostroma is one of the cities of famous “Golden Ring of Russia” tourist route offering numerous monuments of Russian culture, history and architecture. The following photos of Kostroma were captured by Padunskiy (the pictures are clickable).

Kostroma city, Russia view

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Ivangorod town fortress pictures

Ivangorod is a small town located in Leningrad region of Russia with the population of about 11,000 (2010). The town is standing on Narva river bank opposite to Estonian town of Narva.

The settlement was founded in 1492 as a fortress. The fortress of Ivangorod played an important role during numerous wars of 16th-17th centuries. The following photos of Ivangorod fortress were captured by Andrey Rumyantsev.

Ivangorod town, Leningrad oblast, Russia fortress view

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Beautiful scenery of Bryansk oblast

The following pictures were captured during Bryansk oblast travel showing us several nice landscapes of the region and the architecture of abandoned Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery. The photos were captured by Shtish (all the photos are clickable).

Bryansk oblast, Russia scenery

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The beauty of Totma town churches

Totma is a small town located in Vologda oblast of Russia, about 215 km northeast of Vologda city. The settlement was first time mentioned in the year of 1137. Totma is known for several unique and unusual churches. The following beautiful winter views of Totma town were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Totma town, Vologda, Russia view

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The following museum “Vitoslavlitsy” located near Veliky Novgorod city offers unique exhibit of Novgorod land wooden architecture. The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Russian wooden architecture museum view

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One of the main attractions of small town of Kalyazin, located in Tverskaya oblast of Russia, is the flooded bell tower of Nikolsky cathedral (1800). Here are several views of the bell tower during winter time. The photos were captured by shtish.

Kalyazin town, Russia flooded bell tower view

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