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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
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The stark contrast between old-style Tatar buildings and the Soviet apartment blocks in this picture highlight the stark contrast between old and new Tatarstan. The Tatar village in the forefront of the picture show the legacy of a once powerful power and their struggle to hold on to their culture.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Kazan, Russia
Camera: Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS
Copyright: © Sydney Millar