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    Russia, St.Petersburg; The Pointed bell tower of St.Peter's and St.Paul's Cathedral where the last of the Romanovs are buried.

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    Russia, St.Petersburg. The State Hermitage Museum or former Winter Palace courtyard

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    Russia, St.Petersburg. Across the frozen Neva river

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    1980s CROSSED HAMMER AND SICKLE HAND TOOLS SYMBOLS OF INDUSTRIAL WORKERS AND AGRICULTURAL PEASANTS EMBLEM OF FORMER SOVIET UNION

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  • 862-03808200

    Russia, St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum. A stunning alcove in the Pavilion Room, designed by Andrei Stakenschneider in 1858.

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    Russia, St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum. The Gallery of the Patriotic War of 1812, built in 1826 by Carlo Rossi. The walls are lined with 329 portraits of the Russian generals who took part in campaigns against Napoleon, 1812-1814.

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  • 862-05999031

    Russia, St.Petersburg. Across the frozen Neva river with a boat in ice in the foreground

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  • 862-03808214

    Russia, St Petersburg, Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo. The lavish imperial palace at Tsarskoe Selo was designed by Rastrelli in1752 for Tsarina Elizabeth. She named it the Catherine Palace in honour of her mother.

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  • 862-03713206

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Prince Sigfried played by Yuri Kalinin, Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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    The Trinity Cathedral, consecrated in 1835, boasts stunning blue cupolas emblazoned with golden stars. St Petersburg. Russia.

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  • 862-03713216

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A ballet dancer doing a pirouette in her solo piece during Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03713200

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A dramatic moment during a performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutckracker'

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  • 862-03361028

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. Roof of the Church of the Transfiguration.

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  • 862-03808201

    Russia, St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum. Catherine the Great was so impressed by engravings of Raphael's frescoes in the Vatican that in 1787, she commissioned Giacomo Quarenghi to create a copy of a Vatican Gallery, known at the Raphael Loggia.

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    Russia, St.Petersburg; Prince Sigfried played by Yuri Kalinin, performing in Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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    Russia, St.Petersburg; A ballerina in the wings getting prepared her part in the performance of Tchaikovsky' 'Nutcraker'

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  • 862-03808206

    Russia, St Petersburg. Instruments of astronomy, in the observatory of the Kunstkamera Museum. St Petersburg, Russia.

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  • 862-03361018

    Russia,St Petersburg. The Church on Spilt Blood.

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  • 862-03361046

    Russia,St Petersburg,Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin). Catherine Palace - The Grotto. Designed by Rastrelli,the Grotto is situated at the north end of the great pond in the park of the Catherine Palace.

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    Russia, St Petersburg, Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo. The lavish imperial palace at Tsarskoe Selo was designed by Rastrelli in1752 for Tsarina Elizabeth. She named it the Catherine Palace in honour of her mother.

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  • 862-03808204

    Russia, St Petersburg. Ceiling painting depicting Phaeton, driving his father's sun chariot across the sky, in the observatory of the Kunstkamera Museum. St Petersburg, Russia.

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  • 862-03361045

    Russia,St Petersburg,Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin). Catherine Palace was commissioned by the Empress Elizabeth and built by the Italian architect Rastrelli,and was finally finished in 1756. During the reign of Catherine the Great,the interior of one wing was redesigned by the Scottish architect Charles Cameron who also constructed a number of additional buildings in the extensive park.

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  • 862-03713257

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Monument depicts Peter the Great building a ship.

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    Russia, St.Petersburg; Two ballet dancers in the wings during a performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03808208

    Russia, St Petersburg, St Isaac's Cathedral.  The Virgin in Majesty (1847), the fresco that adorns the inside of the St Isaac's Cathedral s cupola, was created by Karl Bryullov and covers an area of 816 sq m (8,780 sq ft).

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  • 862-05999032

    Russia, St.Petersburg. Sunset on the Neva river

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    Russia, St Petersburg, St Isaac's Cathedral. Detail from  Birth of the Virgin, Our Lady' mosaic in St Isaac's Cathedral.

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  • 862-03713228

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The Winter Palace, today part of the State Hermitage Museum of Art.

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  • 862-03713209

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A ballet dancer, playing the lead Swan Odette in 'Swan Lake' moments before the performance

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  • 862-03713180

    Uspensky Cathedral, Bogorodichno-Uspenskij Monastery, Tikhvin, Leningrad region, Russia

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  • 862-03808211

    Russia, St Petersburg, Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo. The Cavaliers' Dining Room. The table is laid for Tsarina Elizabeth's gentlemen-in-waiting, in the refined gold and white room created by Rastrelli.

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  • 862-03361049

    Russia,St Petersburg,Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin). Catherine Palace was commissioned by the Empress Elizabeth and built by the Italian architect Rastrelli,and was finally finished in 1756. During the reign of Catherine the Great,the interior of one wing was redesigned by the Scottish architect Charles Cameron who also constructed a number of additional buildings in the extensive park.

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  • 862-03361053

    Russia,St Petersburg. The Gardens of the Michael Palace. A pavilion on the banks of the Moika canal in the gardens of the Michael Palace,now the Russian museum of art. The Church on the Spilt Blood can be seen through the trees.

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  • 862-03361022

    Russia,St Petersburg. Spire of the Admiralty Building.

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  • 862-03361020

    Russia,St Petersburg. Main entrance to the Saint Hermitage Museum or Winter Palace.

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  • 862-03713217

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The mast of a ship depicting a lion floating on the Neva River with Imperial palaces in the background.

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  • 862-03713278

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The Winter Palace, by Italian Architect Rastrelli, functioning as part of the State Hermitage Museum.

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  • 862-03361021

    Russia,St Petersburg. Main entrance to the Saint Hermitage Museum or Winter Palace.

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  • 862-03713290

    Russia, Moscow; In the centre one of the seven sisters built by Stalin during the Soviet era functioning as Hotel Ukraina

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  • 862-03713213

    Russia; St.Petersburg; Ballerinas preparing themselves for the performance of Tchaikovsky's ballet 'The Nutcracker'

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  • 862-03713229

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The partly frozen Neva River in Winter, with the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and St.Isaac's Cathedral.

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  • 862-03713248

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A girl lighting a candle just before the Orthodox ceremony at Vladimirsky Cathedral

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  • 862-03361030

    Russia,St Petersburg. Buildings on the Fontanka River.

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  • 862-03713238

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A boat crossing the Neva River with the Maritime Museum and the two Rostral Columns in the background

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  • 862-03713203

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Ballet dancers doing a collective jump during a performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03361048

    Russia,St Petersburg,Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin). Catherine Palace - The Grotto. Designed by Rastrelli,the Grotto is situated at the north end of the great pond in the park of the Catherine Palace.

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  • 862-03713205

    Russia; St.Petersburg; Prince Sigfried dancing with the Swan in the performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03808210

    Russia, St Petersburg, Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo. A tourist wearing tapochki (shoe covers) to protect the intricate wooden floors.

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  • 862-03713252

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Along the Neva river embarkement, the St.Petersburg Art Academy with reflection in the water

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  • 862-03713275

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A cyclist passing in front of the Neva river with St.Isaac's Cathedral in the background

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  • 862-03713254

    Russia, St.Peterburg; The majestic St.Petersburg Art Academy reflected on the Neva river. With the Sphinxes brought from Egypt.

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  • 862-03713256

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A wooden ship at pier on the partly frozen Neva River with the Kunstkamera in the background

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  • 862-03713196

    Winter, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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  • 862-03713280

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The arch which serves as the gate to the Palace Square just in front of the Hermitage.

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  • 862-03361029

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. The Church of the Transfiguration in the background with the Church of Prophet of Mother of God in the foreground.

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  • 862-03713281

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Palace Sqaure with the Alexander Column commemorating the victory over Napoleon in 1812

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  • 862-03361032

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. The Church of the Transfiguration and the Church of Prophet of Mother of God.

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  • 862-03713182

    Uspensky Cathedral with the old part of Tikhvin town in winter, Bogorodichno-Uspenskij Monastery, Leningrad region, Russia

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  • 862-03713235

    Russia, St.Petersburg; St.Isaac's Cathedral at sunset

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  • 862-03713272

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The Kunstkamera. A collection of freaks are displayed collected by Peter the Great himself, Neva River.

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  • 862-03713207

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Detail of ballet shoes and ballerina's legs.

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  • 862-03713176

    Frozen lake, Somino village, Leningrad region, Russia

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  • 862-03713199

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Three ballerinas in the wings, reminiscent of a Pre-Raphaelite painting, Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker'

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  • 862-03713220

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Fisherman on the frozen Neva river during Winter.

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  • 862-03713177

    Chapel of Saint Nikolai The Miracle maker, Tikhvin, Leningrad region, Russia

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  • 862-03713204

    Russia; St.Petersburg; Dancers doing a jump during a performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-05999022

    Sakhalin, Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Russia; Badges dating back to the Soviet Union on a wall

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  • 862-03713246

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Policeman running in front of an outlet selling 'blini', traditional pancakes

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  • 862-03361040

    Russia,White Sea,Solovetsky Islands. The Kremlin Wall.

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  • 862-03361036

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. The Church of Prophet of Mother of God.

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  • 862-03361039

    Russia,White Sea,Solovetsky Islands. The Saviour Transfiguration Cathedral.

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  • 862-03361035

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. Church of Resurrection of Lazarus.

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  • 862-03713277

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Church of the Resurrection/ Church on Spilled Blood, built where Alexander II was assassinated in 1881

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  • 862-03713251

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Monument to Tsar Nicholas I in St.Isaac's Square.

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  • 862-03713208

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A ballerina wearing a tutu on tip-toes warming-up just before a performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03713202

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A ballet dancer during rehearsals for Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake'

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  • 862-03713267

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The Imperial buildings around the Neva, the Winter Palace, the Admirality St.Isaac's Cathedral cupola.

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  • 862-03713236

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Golden St.Isaac'a Cathedral cupola with a choir of angels and a lamp post in the foreground

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  • 862-03713243

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Smolny Cathedral with its bright blue and white colours

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  • 862-03713261

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A scene on the frozen Neva river with people walking to Peter and Paul Fortress on Vassilevsky Island

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  • 862-03361034

    Russia,Karelia,Lake Onega,Kizhi Island. Roof of the Church of the Transfiguration.

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  • 862-03713230

    Russia, St.Petersburg; The partly frozen Neva River with the Maritime Musem & two rostral columns.

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  • 862-03713174

    Traditional village house, Pikalevo, Leningrad region, Russia

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  • 862-03713231

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Upmarket clothes ads in the city centre, a drastic difference to 20 years ago during the Soviet rule.

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  • 862-03808207

    Russia, St Petersburg. A magnificent ceiling painting in St Isaac's Cathedral. St Petersburg, Russia.

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  • 862-03713214

    Russia, St.Petersburg; A clown, Waiting in the wings during a performance at the clown theatre 'Mimigranti'

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  • 862-03713249

    Russia, St.Petersburg; Just before the beggining of the Orthodox Ceremony at Vladimirsky Cathedral in the city centre

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  • 862-03437329

    Russia,St Petersburg. Astoria Hotel.

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    Russia, St.Petersburg; People walking on the frozen Neva River just in front of St.Peter and St.Paul's Fortress

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  • 862-03361026

    Russia,St Petersburg. The Peter and Paul Fortress.

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