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Jan/10

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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.

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The beautiful views of Zabaikalsky krai of Russia and the beautiful singing of Lidia Ruslanova (the song is “On Baikal’s Wild Steppes”)

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Kolomenskoye is a historical place of Russia located on the south of Moscow city, It was an ancient residence of Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible. Kolomenskoye was the place where first Russian Emperor Peter the Great spent his childhood.

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Russia is not only Moscow and Saint Petersburg cities but a numerous small towns and villages where the sceneries like on the following photos are common.

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Dec/09

13

Soviet army abandoned cantonment photos

The vast territory of Russia has numerous abandoned military objects of all types. The following photos of former cantonment of Soviet army were captured by Viktor Borisov somewhere in Moscow oblast (the photos are clickable).

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You can take horseback rides and trips near Staritsa village of Tver oblast, between Moscow and Saint-Petersburg (authentic, free aged horse manure). You will have famous Russian dacha experience, rafting, caving, banya etc.

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Dec/09

7

Dangerous bridges of Siberia videos

The bridges along Baikal-Amur railway of Siberia, Russia. No comments…

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The vast territories of Russia are in great need of transport infrastructure objects of all kinds. The following videos were captured on Ussuri river located in Primorye (Primorsky) krai of Russian Far East.

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Nov/09

24

Northern Urals beautiful waterfalls

The following photos were captured in the Northern Urals region of Russia on the river Zhigalan.
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Nov/09

22

The vehicle you need for Russian roads

If you are going fishing or hunting in Russia, or just have a forest or lake trip you should think twice about the vehicle to use. Here is a nice one.

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