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Hundreds of kilometers from the sea, in the backwaters of Lipetsk Oblast, is the small village of Kon-Kolodez (population 1,910). At its center is the estate of Admiral Naum Senyavin, which looks not entirely unlike a seagoing vessel... but also is crowned with cupolas.
Explaining the cupolas is easy enough: on the second floor of the building is the Church of St. John (Ioann Bogoslavsky) and a church school.
But what is on the first floor is curiouser still: the Museum of the Sea.
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