Category Archives: St. Petersburg

Reenactors, St. Petersburg, Russia

I happened to be passing through St. Petersburg on September 8, 2011, the 70th anniversary of the fall of Schlisselburg, which severed the last overland connection into Leningrad and began the 872-day siege. I spotted these reenactors on Nevskiy Prospekt. … Continue reading

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Victory Day 2013

In this post, I will include some coverage of the Victory Day celebrations. A full dress rehearsal for the Moscow parade took place of Tuesday, May 7. RIA Novosti posted this album of photographs. One of the more unusual stories … Continue reading

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Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad is one of the first major landmarks that many visitors to St. Petersburg see, as it is situated in Victory Square (площадь Победы) on the main road between Pulkovo airport and the … Continue reading

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