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Jun/11

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Nizhnevartovsk city page was added

Nizhnevartovsk is the administrative center of Nizhnevartovsky district of Khanty-Mansi autonomous okrug. It is the second largest city of the region. The largest oil deposit in Russia – Samotlorskoye is located in Nizhnevartovsky district. That is why Nizhnevartovsk is called the oil capital of Russia.

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June 2 about 23:30 MSK at the military unit in Udmurtia Republic near the village of Pugachevo an explosion occurred, which led to the detonation of ammunition. More than 28 thousand people were evacuated from nearby settlements. Real hell on earth.

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The Church of the Transfiguration located in the village of Krasnoye (Staritskiy district, Tverskaya oblast) is one of the rarest in the region pseudo-Gothic buildings of the 18th century.

Transfiguration Church, Krasnoye, Tver oblast, Russia view 1

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Mari El Republic is one of the most ecologically pure territories in the European part of Russia. There are a lot of beautiful lakes, rivers and forests on the territory of the republic. The region is a popular destination for travelers and tourists who are enjoying nature. The photos were taken by Dmitry Mordolff.

Mari El Republic, Russia scenery 1

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May/11

23

Ekaterinburg city aerial views

Ekaterinburg is the fourth largest city of Russia with the population over 1,3 million people; the city located in Sverdlovsk oblast is known as the “Capital of Ural”. The following photos of Ekaterinburg were taken by dedmaxopka in March, 2011.

Ekaterinburg city, Russia aerial view 1

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May/11

20

The flight over Yoshkar-Ola in HD

Nice video showing the bird’s eye views of Yoshkar-Ola, the capital city of Mari El Republic. The video was shot in the beginning of April, 2011 so don’t be scared of the plenty of snow and ice :)

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May/11

19

Nefteyugansk city page was added

Nefteyugansk is one of the main centers of Russian oil industry, every 7th ton of all Russian oil is extracted in Nefteyugansky district.

Nefteyugansk city scenery

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Belozersk is one of the oldest towns in Russia. It was first mentioned in 862 as Beloozero (“White Lake”). The town was located away from the present day Belozersk, on the northern shore of Beloye Lake, near the village Kisnema.

Belozersk, Vologda oblast, Russia view 1

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May/11

14

Picturesque views of Baltic Sea coastline

The following nice photos were taken on the shore of Baltic Sea (resort town of Svetlogorsk, Kaliningrad oblast) by Andrey Rumyantsev.

Baltic Sea coastline, Russia view 1

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May/11

9

Military Parade at Red Square

Commemorating the 66th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the central square of Moscow.

The parade of military vehicles:

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