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Sep/10

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Kostroma city beautiful architecture

Kostroma is one of the cities of famous “Golden Ring of Russia” tourist route offering numerous monuments of Russian culture, history and architecture. The following photos of Kostroma were captured by Padunskiy (the pictures are clickable).

Kostroma city, Russia view

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Sep/10

5

Ivangorod town fortress pictures

Ivangorod is a small town located in Leningrad region of Russia with the population of about 11,000 (2010). The town is standing on Narva river bank opposite to Estonian town of Narva.

The settlement was founded in 1492 as a fortress. The fortress of Ivangorod played an important role during numerous wars of 16th-17th centuries. The following photos of Ivangorod fortress were captured by Andrey Rumyantsev.

Ivangorod town, Leningrad oblast, Russia fortress view

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Sep/10

3

Solovki Islands monastery views

Solovki monastery founded in 1420-1430 on Solovetsky Islands (Arkhangelsk oblast) is among the main historical monuments of Russia included in UNESCO World Heritage list. The following photos of the monastery were captured by Maxim Yashin.

Solovki monastery, Russia view

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Aug/10

31

Bryansk oblast beautiful sceneries

The following pictures were captured during Bryansk oblast travel showing us several nice landscapes of the region and the architecture of abandoned Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery. The photos were captured by Shtish (all the photos are clickable).

Bryansk oblast, Russia scenery

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Aug/10

29

Russian partisans bear cavalry view

Nice picture of famous Russian partisans and their bear cavalry :)

Russian partisans bear cavalry view

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Aug/10

28

Socialism vs Capitalism propaganda posters

Here are several posters that “showed” Soviet people the difference between socialism and capitalism.

Socialism vs Capitalism propaganda poster

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Aug/10

27

Kostroma city fireworks festival views

The following pictures were captured during the fireworks festival “Silver Boat” that took place in Kostroma city August 14, 2010. The photos were taken by Petr Ushanov.

Kostroma city, Russia fireworks festival view

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Aug/10

25

Circum-Baikal Railway Sceneries

Circum-Baikal Railway is a historic railroad located in Irkutsk oblast of Russia. In the past the railroad was the part of famous Trans-Siberian Railway. The railway is a monument of engineering and is one of the attractions of the region. The photos were captured by Stepanov Slava.

Circum-Baikal Railway, Russia view

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Aug/10

21

Russian futuristic peat harvesters

The future is here :)

Russian futuristic peat harvesters

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Aug/10

20

Beautiful old Russian song music video

Mikhail Mikhailov singing song “Horse-drawn sleigh dashing”

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