CAT | Cities
July 16, 2016, the cruiser “Aurora” returned to the place of its permanent parking on the Petrograd embankment in St. Petersburg. Since September 2014 the ship was undergoing repairs at the Kronstadt sea plant.
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Kazan Kremlin is the oldest part of Kazan, a complex of architectural, historical and archaeological sites that reveal the long history of the city. It is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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One of the main attractions of Ekaterinburg is an abandoned unfinished television tower, the tallest building in the city (219 meters). Construction began in 1983, but, in 1991, because of the crisis in the country, it was stopped.
Since that time a number of projects for the reconstruction of the tower appeared, but none of them was approved. Recently, one more interesting project has been proposed.
Omsk was founded at the confluence of the rivers Irtysh and Om in 1716. It was a fortress defending the southern border of the country. The main development of the city occurred in the 20th century. In 2016, Omsk celebrates its 300th anniversary. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.
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Church of St. John the Baptist is one of the most famous monuments of the Yaroslavl architecture. It is a monument of history and culture of world importance included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list.
The church was built on the right bank of the Kotorosl River in 1671-1687. Its 45-meter bell tower was built later, in 1690. This is the only church in Russian architecture with fifteen domes, divided into three groups.
Tiksi is an urban village with a population of about 4,500 people and one of the main ports in Russian Arctic. It is the northernmost settlement on the territory of Yakutia and the fourth northernmost settlement of the country.
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It was founded as a center for the development of Siberia in 1587. Until the 18th century, Tobolsk remained a major military, administrative, political, and religious center.
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Excellent aerial video about the roads of Moscow – the circulatory system of the busiest city in Russia.
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The State Architectural-Ethnographic and Landscape Museum-Reserve “Kostroma Sloboda”, located in the city of Kostroma, is one of the oldest open-air museums in Russia.
The main territory of the museum is situated behind the southern wall of the Ipatiev Monastery. Another exposition area can be found behind the northern wall.
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It is one of the oldest cities in Siberia founded in 1628. In 2012, the city’s population exceeded one million and made Krasnoyarsk the most eastern city in the country with a population of over a million people. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.
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