Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is sentenced to five years in jail
June 12,2013. Moscow,Russia. Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced in Kirov to five years in jail for theft on Thursday,July 18, it is an unexpectedly tough punishment which his supporters said proved President Vladimir Putin was a dictator ruling by repression. Pictured: Anti-Putin rally in Moscow. One of the leaders of Russian opposition Alexei Navalny with his wife Julia (L) participating in the rally.
ATOMEXPO 2013 International Industry Forum for nuclear energy
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June 26,2013. St.Petersburg,Russia. ATOMEXPO 2013 International Industry Forum for nuclear energy.
Pictured: the stand of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Model of Iranian Bushehr nuclear power plant (c).
Franz Josef Land (also Franz Joseph Land or Francis Joseph`s Land).
Franz Josef Land is an archipelago located in the far north of Russia. It is found in the Arctic Ocean north of Novaya Zemlya and east of Svalbard, and is administered by Arkhangelsk Oblast of Russia.
Pictured: monument to Nikolai Chudotvorets (Wonderer-Worker)and a chapel (back) on Alexandra Island, one of 191 ice-covered islands of Franz Joseph Land.