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Spaso-Prilutsky monastery is an Orthodox monastery located in Vologda oblast of Russia. The monastery was founded in the year of 1371. It is one of the most ancient and largest monasteries of Russian North. The photos of the monastery were captured by John Sinterson.

Spaso-Prilutsky monastery, Vologda oblast, Russia

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Aug/10

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Orsk city page was added

Orsk is the second largest city of Orenburg oblast having the status of historical city of Russia.

Orsk city, Russia street view

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Jul/10

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Escaping the forest fire video

Several Russian regions suffer heavy forest fires because of the extremely hot weather. Here is the video of escaping from the village of Tamboles by the only available road.

The village is located in Nizhegorodskaya oblast. Attention! The video is full of offensive Russian language.

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Jul/10

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Nizhny Tagil city page was added

Nizhny Tagil is the second largest city of Sverdlovsk oblast of Russia. The city is one of the largest and oldest mining and metallurgical centers of the country.

Nizhny Tagil city, Russia factory museum view

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Jul/10

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Unusual sandbox for Russian kids

Nice one :)

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Today Izborsk (also known as Old Izborsk) is a village located in Pechorsky district of Pskovskaya oblast. But the settlement of Izborsk is also one of the most ancient Russian towns mentioned together with Smolensk and Polotsk towns.

Izborsk is located about 30 km to the west of Pskov city. Main attraction of the place is a fortress constructed in the 14th century. The photos were captured by John Sinterson (all the pictures are clickable).

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

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Jul/10

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Magnitogorsk city page was added

Magnitogorsk city is the second largest city of Chelyabinsk oblast and one of the largest in the world centers of ferrous metallurgy.

Magnitogorsk city, Russia scenery

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Ferapontov monastery located in Kirillovsky district of Vologda oblast is Russian historical and cultural monument of state importance. The monastery is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage and is one of the main places of interest of the region. The following photos of Ferapontov monastery were captured by av_otus.

Ferapontov monastery of Vologda oblast, Russia view

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Komsomolsk-on-Amur city, located in Khabarovsk krai (region) of Russia is the largest industrial center of Russian Far East.

Komsomolsk-on-Amur city, Russia scenery

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