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Apr/18

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Shamordino Convent in the Kaluga region

Kazanskaya Amvrosiyevskaya Pustyn’ (unofficially the Shamordino Convent), founded in 1884, is a beautiful nunnery of the Russian Orthodox Church located in a picturesque place near the village of Shamordino in the Kaluga region, 65 km south-west of Kaluga.

The greatest flourishing of the nunnery took place at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1918, there were more than 800 sisters, an almshouse, a hospital, a shelter for orphans here. The Shamordino Convent on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexander Lipilin.

walk around the nunnery

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Mar/17

15

Winter in the Art Park Nikola-Lenivets

Nikola-Lenivets is a village located in the Dzerzhinsky district of the Kaluga region, on the Ugra River.

Today, on the initiative of the artist Nikolai Polissky, Nikola-Lenivets is known as an art park, where you can find an extensive collection of architectural and artistic objects. The festivals “Arhstoyanie” and “Night of New Media” are held here too. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

very unusual place

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Aug/13

16

Art Park “Nikola-Lenivets”

Nikola-Lenivets is located about 200 km from Moscow – in Kaluga region, on the banks of the river Ugra. Part of its territory belongs to the national park. It is open to creative experimentation and is constantly updated with new art objects.

It is the only in Russia art park with the landscape installations – land art objects made by the best Russian and foreign artists. Many of these objects have become iconic for contemporary art.

Art Park Nikola-Lenivets, Kaluga region, Russia photo 1

more objects of contemporary art

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The estate is located in Kaluga oblast, about 137 km from Moscow city, 16 km from Maloyaroslavets and 44 km from Kaluga. The house from the following photos was constructed in 1904 for Petersburg surgeon S.P.Fyodorov.

Today the territory of the former estate is occupied by sanatorium “Vorobyovo”. In October 2006 the museum of Fyodorov S.P. was opened in the main house of the estate. The photos of the house were captured by uchitelj (the photos are clickable).

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Mar/10

10

Abandoned Russian rocket forces base photos

Today while Russia and USA are working on new treaty about reduction of strategic offensive systems we can offer you the sceneries of one of the Russian rocket forces base already abandoned during the previous years.

The remains of the base located on the territory of Kaluga oblast were captured by Denis Frantsouzov.

Russian rocket forces abandoned base

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