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The park complex of the history of equipment named after K.G. Sakharov is an open-air museum located on the outskirts of Avtozavodsky district of the city of Tolyatti.

The museum has more than 460 exhibits showing the development of the automobile, armored, aviation, railway equipment, as well as missile and artillery, naval armaments. Equipment History Park in Tolyatti on Google Maps. Photos by: Konstantin Antipin.

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Eleven host cities of FIFA World Cup 2018, that will be held in Russia, got their unique symbols to demonstrate to the world their cultural values, architectural features, and natural beauty.

The idea is good but the result as you can see is controversial. This giant red snake looks a little intimidating. Source.

Moscow

Official Look of Host Cities of World Cup 2018 in Russia - Moscow

symbols of World Cup 2018

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Feb/15

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Samara city in winter time

Samara is a large city located in the Middle Volga area of Russia, the administrative center of Samara region. The population is about 1.17 million people (2014), it is the seventh most populous city in the country.

Samara is situated on the left bank of the Volga River, at the confluence with the Samara River (hence the name of the city). The photos were taken by Stepanov Slava.

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Samara from above

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Dec/13

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Chief Russian Father Frost visiting Samara

While people are celebrating Christmas in many countries around the world, we continue to share with you interesting and sometimes very unusual news and photos from Russia.

This scene could be seen in the city of Samara yesterday, December 24. Chief Russian Father Frost (Santa Claus) came to Samara from Veliki Ustyug town (his official residence). Special metal barriers were installed for “safety” reasons.

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Safety first?

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Jul/12

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Cheerful time-lapse video of Samara

Samara is a large Russian city with the population over 1 million people. The city is standing on the banks of the Volga River. During Soviet times it was a city closed to foreigners.

Today Samara is a large economic and cultural center of Volga Federal District. The spaceship of Yury Gagarin “Vostok” was built in Samara.

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Mar/11

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Picturesque streets of Samara

Several impressive views of Samara city streets architecture captured by ctulhuftagn.

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Feb/11

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Bird’s eye views of Samara city

Samara is one of the largest Russian cities of Volga region. The following pictures were captured by Stepanov Slava (all the photos are clickable).

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Oct/10

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The views of Samara city at nighttime

The following beautiful night pictures of Samara city were captured by Stepanov Slava (the photos are clickable).

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The following mansion was constructed in Samara city on the bank of Volga river in 1908-1909 by the local merchant K.P.Golovkin.  The whole idea of the project and all the details belong to the merchant himself. Today the place is also known as “The mansion with elephants”. The photos were captured by golema.

Samara city, Russia mansion with elephants

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