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Jul/10

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The photo tour of Tver city streets

Tver city located about 170 km from Moscow is one of the ancient cities of Russian state known from the year of 1164. Here are several photos of present day Tver city streets architecture, places of interest captured by macwrangler.

Tver city, Russia view

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The park from the following photos is located in Moscow city and has the name “The Planet Shelezyaka” (meaning the planet of scrap pieces of iron). The park is known for a number of sculptures made of various used pieces of iron.

Moscow city, Russia sculptures of iron pieces

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The following pictures were captured on the streets of Krasnoyarsk city this summer. Various animals made of flowers can be found everywhere and become one of the attractions of the city.

Krasnoyarsk city, Russia flower animals view

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Russia is becoming known not only for numerous churches of the past but for some pieces of modern architecture. The following puppet theater looking like the building from the recent “Alice in Wonderland” movie will be constructed in  Khanty-Mansiysk city (architecture by Midova A.A., art by Shemyakin M.M., all the pictures are clickable).

Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia puppet theater project view

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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

8

The music video about Lipetsk city

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May/10

6

The video presentation of Omsk city

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