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The Russian Village of Paris

In 1815, Cossacks returning from the Napoleonic Wars established a village in what is now the Chelyabinsk oblast of Russia. They named it Paris, and their descendants later erected a miniature Eiffel Tower. At the link, you can view several pictures of the site.

Link via The Presurfer | Photo: Victor Borisov

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November 6th, 2010

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