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World's largest country on just 800m2: Amazing 'Tiny Russia' model that will stun you

Published time: March 21, 2014 15:30
Edited time: March 21, 2014 16:23
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Imagine shrinking one-eighth of the world down to just 800 square meters. A group of designers have done just that, turning the vast expanses of the Russian Federation into a 3-D, interactive ‘SimRussia’ model of the world’s largest state.

Welcome to Russia’s mini-version of the Truman Show

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When day becomes night…

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...with the flip of a switch

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Compressing nearly 53,000 miles of railroads takes a delicate touch

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As does planting 20,000 miniature sunflowers by hand

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Because it’s the utmost attention paid to the little things

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Which make the big landmarks really shine

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And you gotta wonder, do they have dashcams in miniature Russia?

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Yeah, they’ve definitely got dashcams

What with all the the bandits...

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And bears running about

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But miniature Russia really does have it all!

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From remote reindeer herders in the north

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To beach goers in the south

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And everyone else in between

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No, really…

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Everyone!

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They’ve even got their own ‘5’0 foot’ woman

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And really, Allison Hayes has nothing on her!

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TO EXPLORE 'TINY RUSSIA' IN-DEPTH, WATCH RT'S DOCUMENTARY HERE

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