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Tula is a historic Russian city first mentioned in 1146. It is located 170 km south of Moscow. Photo by Pavel Minaev

Tula city, Russia

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Mar/14

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Crystal clear ice of the frozen Baikal Lake

Lake Baikal is the lake of tectonic origin located in the southern part of Eastern Siberia (Irkutsk oblast and Buryat Republic). It is the deepest lake on the planet, the largest natural fresh water reservoir. Photos by Petr Ushanov

Frozen Baikal Lake, Russia, photo 1

frozen lake

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Mar/14

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Novotroitsk – industrial city

Impressive photo of Novotroitsk, Russian industrial city located in Orenburg oblast, taken by Kachurin Aleksey

Industrial city Novotroitsk, Russia

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Mar/14

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Make snow tanks, not war

It is much better to make cool snow tanks than drive real ones on foreign territory

Cool snow tank, Russia

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Feb/14

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Cold Coast of the White Sea near Solovki

The White Sea is an inland sea located in the north of the European part of Russia. The Solovetsky Islands (also known as Solovki) is the largest archipelago of the White Sea, part of Arkhangelsk region.

The Solovetsky Islands, as well as the five-kilometer area of the White Sea, are included in the protected area – Solovki State Historical and Nature Museum-Reserve. Photos by borh_84

Cold Coast of the White Sea, Solovki, Russia, photo 1

frozen landscapes

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Olympic Games in Sochi have been very successful for the Russian team – the total number of medals won (33) is a national team record. The same number of gold medals (13), the Russian national team (at that time the Soviet Union team) won only one time in 1976.

Our congratulations to all the athletes with this result! Some photos of the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi by drugoi

The closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi, Russia, photo 1

Sochi 2014 closing ceremony

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Feb/14

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Abandoned shelter-base for Soviet submarines

Scenic view of abandoned anti-nuclear shelter-base for submarines of the Pacific Fleet located at Pavlovsk submarine base in Primorye krai. Photo by hajoff

Abandoned shelter-base for Soviet submarines

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Feb/14

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St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in autumn

Wonderful autumn view of St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral – large Orthodox church standing on St. Nicholas Square in St. Petersburg. Photo by Ivan Turukhano

St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Great photo of Sochi Olympic Games territory by NASA

Sochi Olympic Park - space view

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Feb/14

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The Beauty of Russian Winter

Winter in Russia is not always a disaster but a very beautiful time of the year.

Belogorsky St. Nicholas Monastery is located near Belaya Mountain (Ural Mountains), 120 kilometers from the city of Perm (temperature minus 25 degrees Celsius). Photo by Vladimir Chuprikov

The beauty of Russian winter

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