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Russia at sunrise: 20 breathtaking PHOTOS

22 May 2022, 21:55 GMT+10

Across Russia's vast expanses, there are so many different urban and rural sights that even the sun seems to rise in a different, though terrific, way in every place.

1. Close up of an epic sunrise in Moscow.

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2. Green Krylatskoye district in Moscow meets dawn.

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3. Moscow City business center under both sun and moon light.

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4. First sun rays reflect in the golden domes of the Kremlin cathedrals.

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5. The Moscow State University illuminated by the dawn sun.

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6. Sakhalin Island's very eastern sunrise.

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7. Vladivostok is one of the first cities to meet the new day in Russia.

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8. A winter sunrise over Novosibirsk.

Alexander Kryazhev/Sputnik

9. Dawn over Crimea.

Alexey Malgavko/Sputnik

10. Sun rises over a monastery in Tver Region.

Vladimir Vyatkin/Sputnik

11. A new day at Swan Lake in the Altai mountains.

Vladimir Vyatkin/Sputnik

12. Ancient walls of the Tula Kremlin meeting the dawn.

Alexei Kudenko/Sputnik

13. A foggy sunrise over the 12th-century Intercession Church on the Nerl River in Vladimir Region.

Yury Akhromeyev/Sputnik

14. The first sunny rays on the Kara Sea in the Arctic Ocean as seen from the Sedov sailing ship during its round-the-world expedition.

Vladimir Pesnya/Sputnik

15. Petersburg drawbridges rise as the sun rises.

Vladimir Astapkovich/Sputnik

16. A frosty sunrise of wintery St. Petersburg, with the St. Isaac's Cathedral in the backdrop.

Alexander Galperin/Sputnik

17. Kirovsk alpine ski resort in Murmansk Region meets the first light.

Pavel Lvov/Sputnik

18. The very first sunrise after a Polar night.

Pavel Lvov/Sputnik

19. Dawn over the Volga River in Nizhny Novgorod.

Vladimir Pesnya/Sputnik

20. Mashuk Mountain in the Caucasus illuminated by the first sun's morning rays.

Denis Abramov/Sputnik

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