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The following mansion was constructed in Samara city on the bank of Volga river in 1908-1909 by the local merchant K.P.Golovkin.  The whole idea of the project and all the details belong to the merchant himself. Today the place is also known as “The mansion with elephants”. The photos were captured by golema.

Samara city, Russia mansion with elephants

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Tutaev is a small town with the population of about 40,000 located in Yaroslavl oblast of Russia. The settlement was first time mentioned in the year of 1370. Today the town is the part of famous Golden Ring of Russia and is known as the “Volga River gem”. The photos were captured by Maxim Yashin.

Tutaev town, Russia view

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May/10

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Dancing Bridge in Volgograd

The accident happened yesterday (May 20) with the new bridge across the Volga river situated in Vologograd city. The bridge was opened in October 2009 and it is one of the longest and most complicated structures of such types in Russia. All the traffic was immediately stopped.

According to the eyewitnesses accounts the amplitude of fluctuations was about 2 meters. There is no information if the bridge was damaged and if it is possible to reopen it.

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May/10

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The music video about Lipetsk city

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May/10

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The video presentation of Omsk city

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Apr/10

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The possible future of Red Square, Moscow pictures

May be someday in future our descendants will be looking at the sceneries of Moscow city Red Square like the following (all the pictures are clickable).

Moscow city Red Square possible future view

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Mar/10

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Moscow city subway terrorist acts

Two attacks were carried out by suicide bombers this morning in the Moscow subway. Explosions with a time period of 40 minutes happened at the stations “Lubyanka” and “Park Kultury” of Sokolniki subway line. As a result of terrorist attacks in the Moscow subway 36 people (38 with suicide bombers) were killed, an additional 92 people were injured.

The attacks were carried out in rush hour, when most people rode to work. The assessments of explosive devices power ranges from 300-400g of TNT equivalent to 3 kg. In connection with the accidents Moscow City Council advises the people if possible to refrain from trips to the center of the city.

Moscow city metro scenery

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Mar/10

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Ride through the streets of Belgorod

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Mar/10

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Krasnoyarsk city tower crane crash video

The following accident took place on one of the crossroads of Krasnoyarsk city of Russia, 9 cars were damaged, 5 people injured.

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