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July 26, 2011 · 10:32 AM UTC
A bus in Pskov city with a banner that reads, "Pskov region: Russia starts here!"
Pskov is ancient Russian city. Here a man ice fishes in front of the citadel's 1699 cathedral, the highest point in the city and the fourth church to be built on the site.
Molodoshkovo's nearest primary school, located about 10 miles from the village.
Sergei, 19, works taking care of horses in the Pskov region.
Off-duty soldiers in Pskov. As a region on Russia's western border, Pskov has always had a strong military presence.
In a village neighboring Molodoshkovo, Belskoye Ustye, the only remnants of the czarist estate's landscaped gardens are the trees planted in straight lines.
Children play football in Porkhov, Molodoshkovo's local town. Germans shot over 5,000 Soviet prisoners during World War II on what is now a football field.
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