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A European Russian station  

A European Russian station

Day 284 - Km1777, Europe/Asia border obelisk

April 12th 2007
Today was pretty similar to yesterday - life on the train is not very varied like we said. The theme for the day, as it were, was heading up into the Ural mountains which we passed later in the day, the dividing line between European Russia and Asian Russia, and we were expecting an impressive range. Strangely there's nothing to them though and they have got more in common with the South Downs tha ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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