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Is "глядя на нас, сразу понятно, что ..." grammatically valid?

I heard the following phrase in one media advertisement: Глядя на нас, сразу понятно, что я ... , а он ... . Subconsciously I doubt if it is grammatically correct phrase. Could you clarify it ...
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Participle clause x main clause agreement

This is again from the B2 exam that I am trying to prepare for. The question is: Всесторонне обсудив тему... А) работа была начата Б) было произведено начало работ В) можно начинать работу Г) работа ...
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Intepretation of the imperfective participle "переводивший"

In the sentence: Cтуденты, переводившие эту статью, говорят, что она очень трудная. ¿Is the meaning one of a perfect action of the type "Students, having translated this article,..." or is it more ...
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Different 'number' in verb of relative clause using который

This is in regards to Nicholas J. Brown's New Penguin book, page 336. There, the author offers 3 alternatives, mainly the first 2 to show the difference between который and long-form past passive ...
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