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K.I. Bistrom, monument to
The monument to K.I. Bistrom (the town of Kingisepp). It was erected on the burial place of General K.I. Bistrom in his estate of Romanovka. The hero of the Patriotic War of 1812 General Bistrom was in command of the Life Guards Chasseur regiment.... more

Kaarlakhti*, v. Kuznechnoye, urban settlement

"Kaleidoscope", a theatre

Kalinin, Mikhail Alekseyevich (1927-1973), a scientist
Kalinin, Mikhail Alekseyevich (1927, the village of Vyalgino of the Tikhvin district -1973, Boksitogorsk Town), a local historian, enlightener. M.A. Kalinin graduated from the Tikhvin Teacher's Training School in 1946. He studied at the Leningrad... more

"Kalitino", an exhibition hall

Kamennogorsk children music school

Kamennogorsk, town
KAMENNOGORSK (Antrea before 1948, Swedish Sankt-Andre), a town in Vyborg District. Population: 5,800. It is situated on the bank of the Vuoksa River. Initially, the area of K. belonged to Jaaski Uyezd (see Lesogorsk), split by the Nystad Treaty... more

The kantele is a Baltic-Finnich stringed musical instrument played by plucking (in Finnish and Karelian - kantele, in Estonian - kannel). The similar instruments are known at Lithuanians' (kankles) and Latvians' (kokle). The kantele is like a... more

Karamzin, Nikolay Mikhaylovich (1766-1826), a literary man, scholar
Karamzin, Nikolay Mikhaylovich (1766-1826), a writer, publicist, historian, honorary member of the St.Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1818), full state councillor (1824). Karamzin was educated at the private boarding school in Simbirsk City, then... more

Karazin, Nikolay Nikolayevich (1842-1908), an artist, man of letters
KARAZIN, Nikolay Nikolayevich (1842 – 1908, Gatchina Town), artist, literary man, traveler. In 1862 he graduated from Moscow Corps of Pages, served in a dragoon regiment. In the period 1865-67 he was an auditor student at the St.Petersburg Imperial... more

Karelian People Culture Centre, the

Karelians (their own native name is kar'yalaizet) is an ethnic community. Among Karelians there are some ethnic local groups which can be stood out. The Karelian language is related to the Baltic-Finnic subgroup of the Finno-Ugric branch of the Ural... more

Karelians- livviks

"Karelskiye izvestiya" ("Karelian News"), a magazine

Karl Marx, monument to

"Karlsky Peresheyek" ("The Karelian Isthmus"), a national park
Karlsky Peresheyek ("The Karelian Isthmus") is a national park. It is located in the territory of the Vsevolozhsk, Vyborg and Priozersk districts of the Leningrad Oblast. It occupies the area of 25 thousand hectares. It was founded with the decision... more

Karmalina, Lyubov Ivanovna (1834-1903), an actress
KARMALINA,Lyudmila Ivanovna (born Belenitsyna) (1834 – 1903, Kobrino Village), singer, collector of folk songs. She was brought up at Yekaterininsky Institute in St.Petersburg, where singing was taught by G.Y. Lomakin. She took the piano and... more

Karpov, Grigory Ivanovich (1824- 1900), an architect
Grigory Ivanovich Karpov (1824- 1900), an architect. He graduated from the St. Petersburg Building College in 1848. He worked as an architect of the Alexander Nevski Monastery. From 1861 he became the architect of the St. Petersburg Eparchy. G.I.... more

Kaskova, a country estate
Kaskova (Kaskovo), a country estate (the village of Kaskovo, the Volosovo district). In 1805-07 during building Narva Road in the village of Kaskovo a post station was built according to the standard-type project by L. Ruska. Near the road in the... more

Kaskovo post station

"Katyusha" , a monument

"Katyusha", the Theatre of Costume
“KATIUSHA”, costume theatre (1, Revolutsionny alley, Gatchina Town). It was founded in 1991, organizer and unchallenged leader of the theatre is L.M. Ivanova. The aim of the company is to revive and develop traditions of Russian culture in amateur... more

Kauko-Lempeyelya*, v. Tsvelodubovo, settlement

"Kavgolovsky", a wooded park

Kaybolovo, village
KAYBOLOVO, a village in Kingisepp District. Population: 75. It is located on the Suma River (north-western part of the Izhora Hills). 2 km west of K., the Kaybolovskoye ancient site was discovered. It is an earthwork dated 2nd half of the 12th to... more

Kazutova, Lyubov Afanasyeva, (1899-1984), a librarian
Lyubov Afanasyevna KAZUTOVA (1899 – 1984), Communist Party worker, from 1947 to 1961 she was the director of the Leningrad Oblast Universal Science Library (LOUSL). Since 1919 she worked as a Communist Party and Soviet Government functionary in... more

Kedrinsky, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (1917 - 2003), an architect
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kedrinsky (1917 - 2003), an architect-restorer, Honoured architect of the Russian Federation, the Lenin Prize winner of 1986, the Russian Federation President Prize winner in Literature and Arts of 2001. A.A. Kedrinsky was... more

Keksgolm Fortress, see Korela, fortress

Keksgolm*, v. Priozersk, town

Kepp, Yevgeny Yevgenyevich (1925-1997), a scientist
Kepp, Yevgeny Yevgenyevich (1925-1997, Vyborg Town), a local historian. Kepp was born in Peterhof Town of the Petrograd Gubernia in the family of originates from Germany. From 1941 till 1944 Kepp stayed on the occupied territory. In 1944 Ye.Ye. Kepp... more

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