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Vodlozerye is ancient historical area of Russian North, rich in original culture, which is presented in traditions of aboriginal population and remarkable works of wooden architecture. Vodlozero national park is located in Karelia Republic and Arkhangelsk oblast of the country.
In 2001, by decree of UNESCO, the park received a status of biosphere reserve, first in the system of national parks of Russia. Here are several pictures of the park captured by pomor-land (all the photos are clickable).
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The following abandoned wooden church is located in Barabanovo village of Krasnoyarsk krai of Russia. The church was constructed in 1857 and the last service was in the late fifties of 20th century. The photos were captured by Dmitry Yurlagin (all pictures are clickable).
Everybody knows that Russia has so many bears that they often walk the streets of Russian cities and towns and here is an example from Chita city :)
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Nikitsky monastery is among the most ancient monasteries of Russia. The monastery is located near the town of Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl oblast. It is one the places of interest of national park “Plescheyevo Lake”. The photos of the monastery were captured by Lipilin Alexander (the pictures are clickable).
As the cold weather comes to Russian cities the heating season begins and the following sceneries become more common. The part of Volgograd city heating system was left without proper insulation and the local cats immediately occupied the source of precious heat :)
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Not a long time ago from the historical point of view the following churches located in Tver oblast of Russia were full of people from the surrounding areas. And here are the scenic pictures of what we have today captured by Frantsouzov Denis (all photos are clickable).
The following public garden called “Signs of the Zodiac” is located near Sviblovo metro station of Moscow city. The park is known for unique and original sculptures of every Zodiac sign made by Andrey Aseryants.
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Smolensk fortified wall also known as Smolensk kremlin is the fortification constructed in 1595-1602. The fortress played extremely important role in the defense line of Russian state. Today it is an architectural monument and one of the main attractions of Smolensk city. The photos were captured by ctulhuftagn (photos are clickable).
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