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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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).