Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Officials from Russia

Some of the last officials from Russia. 

RU-3635237, sent by Kate.
The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items, including the largest collection of paintings in the world. - in: wikipedia
The Raphael Loggias, on the card, are the exact copy of the Gallery in the Papal Palace in Vatican City. 

RU-3635229, sent by Marina.
This is a chapel located in the Heroes Halley in Volgograd, a city in the south-eastern European part of Russia. 

RU-3637157, sent by Alena.
An autumn view of a park somewhere in Russia or in the world. 

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