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.
The Moscow City Business Centre in Moscow (Moskva city).
The Moscow International Business Centre (MIBC) is an ambitious engineering project in the centre of Moscow. The site is on an old urban area near the river embankment. The goal of the project is to create a new business district within the city.
February 18,2013.Ekaterinburg,Russia. The sample found by Ural Federal University scientists at Lake Chebarkul. (The meteorite was therefore named Chebarkul).Chebarkul meteorite is the proposed name for the fragments of the asteroid that entered the atmosphere of Earth and caused the Russian meteor event on February 15, 2013.
Pictured: Chebarkul meteorite sample is under research at the labaratory of the Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg.
Historical reconstruction of the The Battle of the Ice
Pskov region of Russia.Pictured:Historical reconstruction of the The Battle of the Ice (also known as the Battle of Lake Peipus) to mark 770 anniversary of the Battle.
The Battle of Lake Peipus was a battle between the Republic of Novgorod and the Livonian branch of the Teutonic Knights on April 5, 1242, at Lake Peipus. The battle is notable for having been fought largely on the frozen lake.