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Russia
Moscow
Red Square
 Red Square is the centre of Moscow, the capital of Russia.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 St Basil's Cathedral.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 The Cathedral was built between 1555 and 1561 by Ivan the Terrible to celebrate a victory against the Tartars.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 The colourful domes are the most distinctive part of the cathedral.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 Green and white spiral domes.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 Zig zag dome.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 The interior of the cathedral.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 Painted archway.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 The main altar.
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Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
 Decorations in the cathedral.
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Moscow
Red Square
 One of the towers guarding the Kremlin.
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Moscow
Red Square
 Newly married couple.
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Moscow
Red Square
GUM
 The GUM Department store occupies one side of the square.
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Moscow
Red Square
GUM
 The entrance to the store which was once the largest in Moscow.
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Moscow
Red Square
GUM
 The multiple levels of the store.
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Moscow
Red Square
GUM
 The store dates from 1893.
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Moscow
Red Square
Kazan Cathedral
 Kazan Cathedral dates from 1625 but was destroyed in 1936. It was rebuilt in 1993.
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Moscow
Red Square
Kazan Cathedral
 Detail of the colourful cathedral.
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Moscow
Red Square
State History Museum
 The State History Museum was built in 1862.
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Moscow
Red Square
State History Museum
 Detail of the museum building at the northern end of Red Square.
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Moscow
Red Square
State History Museum
 The painted ceiling.
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Moscow
Red Square
State History Museum
 12th century royal shrine.
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Moscow
Red Square
State History Museum
 Carved panel from royal shrine.
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Moscow
 North of Red Square.
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Moscow
 The Synod Printing Press where Russia's first printed book was produced in 1565.
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Moscow
St George's Church
 St George's Church dates from 1658 and has star covered domes.
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Moscow
St George's Church
 Star covered domes.
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Moscow
 The 16th century wooden roofed Old English House was once a diplomatic residence.
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Moscow
Monastery of the Sign
 The Monastery of the Sign.
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Moscow
Monastery of the Sign
 The brick monastery dates from the 17th century.
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Moscow
Monastery of the Sign
 The monastery accommodation buildings.
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Moscow
 Buildings on Arabat, a pedestrian street.
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Moscow
 Women being photographed by a statue of the writer Pushkin with a lady friend.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The entrance to the Kremlin in Moscow.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Kremlin has been inhabited since the 12th century and was the seat of the Tzars.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Kremlin was the capital of the USSR and is now the centre of power of Russia.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Arsenal is ringed by 800 cannons captured from Napoleon.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The 17th century Poteshny Palace was home to Stalin.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The modern State Kremlin Palace dates from 1961.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The triangular Senate is the offices of the Russian president.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The former Supreme Soviet building dates from the 1930s.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Tsar cannon was cast in 1586 but never used.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 There are several churches inside the Kremlin walls.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The 1479 Assumption Cathedral contains the tombs of many Russia Orthodox church leaders.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Patriach's Palace is combined with the silver domed Church of the Twelve Apostles.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 A collection of golden domes.
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Moscow
Kremlin
Tsar Bell
 The Tsar Bell is the world's largest at 202 tonnes.
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Moscow
Kremlin
Tsar Bell
 The broken piece of the bell is as big as a person.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Ivan The Terrible Bell Towers are the tallest in the Kremlin.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The dome on one of the Ivan the Great Bell Tower.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The single domed Church of the Deposition of the Robe was built in 1486.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The Great Kremlin Palace.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 Young soldier.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 View of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour from the Kremlin.
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Moscow
Kremlin
 The walls of the Kremlin are 2.25km long and contain 19 towers.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 Novodevichy Monastery contains several buildings set in a garden.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Smolensk Cathedral
 The domes of the Smolensk Cathedral, the oldest building in the complex dating from 1524.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Smolensk Cathedral
 Chandeliers and wall paintings.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Smolensk Cathedral
 A wall of icons.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 A small shrine.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Church of the Assumption
 The red and white Church of the Assumption.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Church of the Assumption
 The interior.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
Church of the Assumption
 Old women praying.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 The Bell Tower dates from 1690 and is 72m high.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 The Guard House by the Naprudnaya Tower.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 The walls of the monastery.
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Moscow
Novodevichy Monastery
 Newly married couple outside Novodevichy Monastery.
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Moscow
 Fruit and vegetable seller.
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Moscow
Monastery of the Epiphany
 The Monastery of the Epiphany was built in the 1690s.
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Moscow
Monastery of the Epiphany
 The domed tower of the monastery.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Prospect Mira underground station is typical of the 1930s style stations of the Moscow Metro.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Komsomolskaya station is one of the most ornate in Moscow.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Arbat station.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Detail from Line 4 of Kievskaya station.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Novoslovodskaya station with its stained glass windows.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Stained glass window at Novoslovodskaya station.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Belaruskaya station.
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Moscow
Moscow Metro
 Carving of Soviet workers at Krasnopresnskaya station.
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Orel
 The war memorial in Orel.
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St Petersburg
 View over St Petersburg with the Aurora Cruiser which fired the first shots in the Russian Revolution.
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St Petersburg
 Blue government naval building.
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St Petersburg
 Log cabin built by Peter The Great in 1703 from which he over-saw the building of St Petersburg.
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St Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress
 The Peter and Paul Fortress was built in 1703 and is the oldest major building in St Petersburg.
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St Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress
 The gold dome of the Peter and Paul Cathedral.
It houses the remains of the last tzar, Nicholas II, and his family.
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St Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress
 The Peter and Paul Cathedral within the fortress. The spire (123m) is the tallest in the city.
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St Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress
 The baroque interior of the Peter and Paul Cathedral.
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St Petersburg
 Matruskas (dolls within dolls) on sale.
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St Petersburg
 River scene.
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St Petersburg
 The Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace is one of dozens in St Petersburg.
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St Petersburg
 Nevsky Prospect is the main thoroughfare in the city.
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St Petersburg
 Trollybus in front of the Singer Building on Nevsky Prospect.
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St Petersburg
 Statue of Catherine The Great with her statesmen and lovers at her feet.
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St Petersburg
 Nevsky Prospect is the main street in the city and is lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.
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St Petersburg
 Nevsky Prospect is full of elegant buildings.
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St Petersburg
 Street scene with painted building in the city centre.
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St Petersburg
 The wooden Bankovsky Bridge with four griffins.
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St Petersburg
 The interior of the Kazan Cathedral which dates from 1811.
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St Petersburg
 The pink Strogonoff Palace is where the dish of the same name was developed.
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St Petersburg
Church of the Spilled Blood
 The multi-domed Church of the Spilled Blood sits next to one of St Petersburg's numerous canals.
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St Petersburg
Church of the Spilled Blood
 Detail from the church which dates from 1881.

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