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The second part of photos captured in several villages of Kich-Gorodetsky district of Vologda oblast by Olya Ivanova (Part 1)

Russian country people

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The following pictures were captured during the annual summer festival of the Middle Ages “The first capital of Rus” that took place in Staraya Ladoga town of Leningrad oblast.  The photos were captured by S.Chernov.

Staraya Ladoga, Russia Middle Ages Festival

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Surgut city page was added

Surgut city is an unofficial “oil-extracting capital” of Russia. The city is located in the northern part of Western Siberia (Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug), in the middle of the river Ob on its right bank.

Surgut city, Russia general view

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The beauty of Totma town churches

Totma is a small town located in Vologda oblast of Russia, about 215 km northeast of Vologda city. The settlement was first time mentioned in the year of 1137. Totma is known for several unique and unusual churches. The following beautiful winter views of Totma town were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Totma town, Vologda, Russia view

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Kostroma city open air museum

The following scenic pictures were captured by Padunskiy one summer evening on the territory of open air museum located in Kostroma city.

Kostroma city, Russia open air museum

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Sterlitamak city page was added

Sterlitamak is the second largest city of Bashkortostan Republic of Russia.

Sterlitamak city, Russia scenery

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The following museum “Vitoslavlitsy” located near Veliky Novgorod city offers unique exhibit of Novgorod land wooden architecture. The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Russian wooden architecture museum view

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One of the main attractions of small town of Kalyazin, located in Tverskaya oblast of Russia, is the flooded bell tower of Nikolsky cathedral (1800). Here are several views of the bell tower during winter time. The photos were captured by shtish.

Kalyazin town, Russia flooded bell tower view

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Stary Oskol city page was added

Stary Oskol city, located in Belgorod oblast of Russia, is known as the city with one of the youngest population in Russia.

Stary Oskol city, Russia monument view

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The House of Masters of Kaluga city

The following wooden building constructed in the beginning of the 20th century hosts the municipal House of Masters and the Museum of local people handicrafts and art. There are nice exhibits of national costumes and fancywork.

Also there is a large collection of Khludnevskaya traditional clay toys. The address of the House of Masters is Kaluga city, Grigorovsky pereulok (side street), 9. The photos of the house were captured by ehidnazevaka (all the pictures are clickable).

Kaluga city, Russia House of Masters view

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