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    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
    • Seeing Russia Through the Lenses of Foreign Photographers
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    Dancers wait to perform at a celebration to commemorate Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina's training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. With a cake sculpture and a music festival, the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.what Russia is like from the perspective of foreign photographers.

    FIFA World Cup has attracted not only a lot of fans but also foreign correspondents to Russia. Many of them wrote that fears about their visit to the country had not materialized and they have only fond memories of their trip. Sputnik offers you a glimpse to what Russia is like from the perspective of foreign photographers.

    Lionel Messi's birthday celebration as well as picturesque views of Russian cities and life of ordinary citizens — photographs managed to capture the most precious and elusive moments.

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