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Jan/10

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Soviet people of 1925-1930th photos

The following photos of Soviet people life of 1925-1930th were captured by Russian photographer and journalist Boris Ignatovich.

Soviet people of 1925-1930th photo

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Jan/10

22

Ulyanovsk city page was added

Ulyanovsk is the capital of Ulyanovskaya oblast of Russia named after the leader of Russian October Revolution of 1917 Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin). The former name of the city – Simbirsk.

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Jan/10

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Saint Petersburg city rainy weather views

Saint Petersburg is known for its rainy weather and with the help of the following animated photos you have a chance to feel the true spirit of this beautiful Russian city.

Saint Petersburg rainy weather

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Jan/10

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Izhevsk city page was added

Izhevsk city is the capital of Udmurtia Republic of Russia. The city is well known for its military industries and especially as a center of submachine guns and rifles production. By the way the post #100 of our blog :)

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Yesterday, the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree of creating new federal district of Russia – North Caucasian Federal District. The district was split from Southern Federal District and includes the republics of Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia and Stavropolsky krai.

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Jan/10

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Kazan city page was updated

Information about Kazan city  history, transport system was added. Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan Republic,  is one of the largest and important Russian financial and cultural centers.

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Jan/10

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The churches of Tula oblast photos

A lot of villages of Russia have the remains of beautiful churches abandoned during the Soviet times like the following ones captured by Viktor Borisov in Tula oblast (the photos are clickable).

Tula oblast churches

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Jan/10

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Russian President firing a machine gun

Several days ago Russian President Dmitry Medvedev had a visit to Russian army training ground in Moskovskaya oblast. During the visit the President had a chance to fire legendary machine gun “Maksim” and to drive new vehicles.

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Jan/10

16

Wonderful Russia music video

The beautiful views of Russian churches and the beautiful music of great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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Jan/10

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The mansion of Russian hussar

According to the legend Russian hussar colonel Vladimir Khrapovitsky had a bet with his friends that he would build a castle comparable to Louvre (Paris, France) with the park better than the Park of Versailles.

The colonel was a successful merchant and had all the resources to win the bet. The castle was built by Moscow architect P.S.Boytsov.

Russian hussar mansion

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