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Orlyonok Children's Camp (2011) (29 images)

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[SOCHI] [RUSSIA] [YOUTH] - 'I cry when I see what has become of our heritage,' the then president Putin said in 2003 when he visited Orlyonok children's summer camp. Orlyonok lies on the Black Sea, about 120km up the coast from Sochi. It was one of the former Soviet Union's many showpieces, a huge complex where the Soviet Union' s brightest children and a few special guests from other countries were allowed to spend their summer holidays.

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