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Apr/10

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Orenburg oblast page was updated

The information about Orenburg oblast history, economics, climate was added.

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Aleksandrovsky monastery of Suzdal city (Vladimirskaya oblast) was founded in 1240 but the buildings we can see today were constructed in 1695 (photos by Padunskiy).

Suzdal city Russia Aleksandrovsky monastery

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Apr/10

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Omsk oblast page was updated

The info about Omsk oblast history, economics, climate was added.

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Apr/10

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The explosion of an oil reservoir

Russia is known as an important exporter of oil, so there are a lot of oil industry infrastructure objects all over the country, sometimes something goes wrong and…

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Apr/10

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Novosibirsk oblast page was updated

The information about history, natural resources, economics of Novosibirsk oblast was added.

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The following photos were captured during the military exercise of Kantemirovskaya tank division somewhere in Moskovskaya oblast by Chistoprudov Dmitriy. The division is armed with tanks T-80 and infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2 (the photos are clickable).

Russian army armoured division military exercise

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Apr/10

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Novgorod oblast page was updated

The information about climate, resources, history, economics of Novgorod oblast of Russia was added.

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Mar/10

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Russian submarine museum excursion photos

The following diesel-electric submarine (project 641 “B-440”, NATO classification “Foxtrot”) is located in a small town Vytegra of Vologda oblast and is a museum now (the photos captured by Russos, clickable).

Russian submarine museum view

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We have added the info about North Ossetia Republic history, economics, climate, resources.

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Mar/10

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Moscow city subway terrorist acts

Two attacks were carried out by suicide bombers this morning in the Moscow subway. Explosions with a time period of 40 minutes happened at the stations “Lubyanka” and “Park Kultury” of Sokolniki subway line. As a result of terrorist attacks in the Moscow subway 36 people (38 with suicide bombers) were killed, an additional 92 people were injured.

The attacks were carried out in rush hour, when most people rode to work. The assessments of explosive devices power ranges from 300-400g of TNT equivalent to 3 kg. In connection with the accidents Moscow City Council advises the people if possible to refrain from trips to the center of the city.

Moscow city metro scenery

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