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Photos by Prokudin-Gorsky

Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky (1863-1940) was best known for his pioneering work in color photography in early 20th-century Russia. Prokudin-Gorsky's own research yielded patents for producing color film slides and for projecting color motion pictures. His process used a camera that took a series of three monochrome pictures in sequence, each through a different-colored filter.

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The center of independent researches "ELS" will organize exit-polls at the upcoming elections in azerbaijan. The decision to register the center as an organizer of exit-polls was made to day at the meeting of the Central Electoral Committee of Azerbaijan, Trend reports."The center ELS will organize exit-polls at 1180 polling stations. There will be two persons at the entrance to each station. There will be aslso a controlling group consisting of 38 people", the chairman of the CEC, Natig mamedov, said.

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The car of the Chairman of the Public Council of the Dagestani village of Gubden, Magomet Salamov, was attacked by the unknown gang. Mr. Salamov has died instantly for being badly woonded, ITAR-TASS cites the press service of the republican Ministry of Internal Affairs."The assinatination was commited Monday morning near the rural cemetry. Magomet Salamov was well-known for his anti-terror views and activity", said the representative of the Ministry.

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US president Barack Obama stated that the US cannot act alone in the world arena and must take a complex approach in its foreign policy, BBC reports.Before next week's publication of the national security strategy he stated that US success was obvious when the country was a part of some alliance, as it was during World War II or the Cold War. At the same time, Obama noted that cutting itself off from the world community had not been fruitful for the US.

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