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15 Space Images From Russian Cosmonauts' Instagram

Space has long captured the Russian imagination: from the epic technological showcase of the Cold War's space race, through to contemporary advances on the International Space Station. 

These 15 images from a Cosmonaut's Instagram page show us a glimpse into modern Russia's interest in the cosmos with images ranging from the Crimean Peninsula to the volcanic peaks in Russia's far eastern region Kamchatka. 

Scroll through a Moscow Times gallery that's truly out of this world!