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The following photos were captured during the expedition to the coast of Karskoye Sea on the territory of Yamal peninsula of Russia (Yamalo-Nenets autonomous okrug).

The region is extremely rich in natural gas (about 20% of all known natural gas deposits of Russia). The pictures were taken by nub1an and frederick-taer. And here is the video report.

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Kirillo-Belozersky monastery of Russian Orthodox church was founded in the year of 1397 on the north of Russia near the present town of Kirillov (Vologda oblast). The photos were captured by Polina Dorofeeva.

Vologda oblast, Russia monastery view

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The mighty bears of Kamchatka region photos

The following photos were captured by Igor Shpilenok at the Valley of Geysers and Kurilskoye Lake of Kamchatka krai (region) of Russia. Both places are the part of Kronotsky natural reserve and Igor was working as one of the inspectors of the reserve.

Kamchatka region, Russia bears view

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The following museum of machinery is the property of well known and largest in Russia and Eastern Europe auto factory “AvtoVAZ” (Tolyatti city, Samara oblast) and is located just near the plant.

There are more than 460 various machines on the territory of about 32 hectares. The photos were captured by Viktor Borisov (all the pictures are clickable).

AvtoVAZ Russia machinery museum view

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Mozhaisk is a city located in Moskovskaya oblast, about 110 km to the west of Moscow city.

The following cathedral was built in 1779-1820 on the territory of Mozhaisk city kremlin. The kremlin itself was lost. The cathedral is one of the main attractions of present day Mozhaisk. The photos were captured by vezde-ezdim.

Mozhaisk city, Russia Nikolsky cathedral view

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Jun/10

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Kubinka armored forces museum photos

The museum of armored forces in Kubinka (Moskovskaya oblast, about 63 km to the west of Moscow city) is one of the largest in Russia and has the unique collection of war machines. The photos were captured by k_kronos.

Kubinka tank museum, Russia view

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May/10

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The weathering pillars of Komi Republic photos

The weathering pillars is a unique geological monument located on the plateau of Man’-Pupu-Ner in Troitsko-Pechorsky district of Komi Republic of Russia. The geological monument is the composition of seven pillars with the height of 30 to 42 meters.

The pillars appeared as the result of ancient mountains erosion. There are numerous legends about the pillars among the local people. The weathering pillars geological monument is one of the winners of Seven Wonders of Russia contest.

Komi Republic, Russia weathering pillars view

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Suzdal city, located in Vladimir oblast of Russia, is one of the most interesting places to visit because of numerous architectural monuments of Russian past. The following photos were captured at Suzdal city market square by Padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

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Mar/10

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Russian submarine museum excursion photos

The following diesel-electric submarine (project 641 “B-440”, NATO classification “Foxtrot”) is located in a small town Vytegra of Vologda oblast and is a museum now (the photos captured by Russos, clickable).

Russian submarine museum view

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Ustyuzhny is a small Russian town located in Vologda oblast with the population of less than 10,000 people but with a number of sights (the photos by av4, clickable).

Vologda oblast small town sceneries

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