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May/10

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The views of Russia of the year of 1837 (part 2)

In 1837 Russian entrepreneur A.N.Demidov sponsored the Russian trip of an artist from France A.Durand. Here is the second part of the pictures made by the artist during his travel (all the pictures are clickable). Firstthird, fourth parts of the pictures.

Russia, year 1837 view

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May/10

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The views of Russia of the year of 1837

In 1837 Russian entrepreneur A.N.Demidov sponsored the Russian trip of an artist from France A.Durand. Here is the first part of pictures made by the artist during his travel (all the pictures are clickable). Secondthird, fourth parts of the pictures.

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The following photos were captured in the museum of peasants’ life and wooden architecture located in Suzdal city, Vladimir oblast, Russia. The pictures were taken by Padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

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Mar/10

18

Pskov city ancient kremlin photos

The kremlin (fortress) of Pskov city is one of the largest and oldest in Russia (photos by maximus101, clickable).

Pskov city, Russia kremlin view

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Kaliningrad oblast was the part of German province East Prussia before the World War II. The province was partitioned between the USSR and Poland after the World War II.

Kaliningrad oblast architecture remains

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The color photos of people and landscapes of the Russian Empire captured in the beginning of the 20th century.

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Feb/10

13

The paintings of Slavic people life video

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Jan/10

22

Soviet people of 1925-1930th photos

The following photos of Soviet people life of 1925-1930th were captured by Russian photographer and journalist Boris Ignatovich.

Soviet people of 1925-1930th photo

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Jan/10

15

The mansion of Russian hussar

According to the legend Russian hussar colonel Vladimir Khrapovitsky had a bet with his friends that he would build a castle comparable to Louvre (Paris, France) with the park better than the Park of Versailles.

The colonel was a successful merchant and had all the resources to win the bet. The castle was built by Moscow architect P.S.Boytsov.

Russian hussar mansion

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Dec/09

1

The orders of the Soviet Union pictures

The Soviet Union was generous decorating its people with various orders and signs like on the following pictures.

The Order of Lenin

Soviet order

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