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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 following photos of the church with the foundations laid in 1780  were captured by Vitaliy Raskalov near the village Yaropolets, Volokolamsky district, Moskovskaya oblast (all the photos are clickable).

Moskovskaya oblast church view

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Abandoned summer camp for kids photos

The following photos were captured by Denis Frantsouzov at abandoned from the Soviet times summer camp (young pioneers camp) for kids located somewhere in Moskovskaya oblast.

Abandoned summer camp for kids

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The following settlement of scientists was founded in 1935 as a biological station of zoological institute. In 1950s, the biological station was functioning as scientific organization and in 1958 it was reorganized into Murmansk Sea Biological Institute. In 1989, the institute was moved to Murmansk city.

Today the station is almost abandoned and the population of the settlement is about 20 people. The future of the settlement is probably connected with the building of recreation center for divers. The following photos of the settlement were captured by russos (the photos are clickable).

Murmansk oblast Dalniye Zelentsy settlement

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The town of Kem’ received the status of town in 1785 and is located about 440 km from Petrozavodsk city, Karelia Republic, Russia. The following video by Alexander Batenkov offers various sceneries of typical Russian small town life.

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Jan/10

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A trip to Naryan-Mar by winter road

Naryan-Mar city is the capital of Nenets Autonomous Okrug located behind the Arctic Circle (permafrost zone, polar night during December and January).

The city is the main base of exploring Timano-Pechorskaya gas and oil province. The following photos were captured by Russian photo blogger Frederick Taer during his journey to Naryan-Mar.

Travelling to Naryan-Mar city, Russia

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Jan/10

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The churches of Tula oblast photos

A lot of villages of Russia have the remains of beautiful churches abandoned during the Soviet times like the following ones captured by Viktor Borisov in Tula oblast (the photos are clickable).

Tula oblast churches

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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.

Russian hussar mansion

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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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