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Oredezh Rural Library, the

"Oredezh", an anthology
"Oredezh", a literary and local historic anthology (Gatchina Town). The founder of the anthology is the administration of the Gatchina district. From 2000 to 2005 three issues of the anthology have been published with the circulation 1000 copies.... more

Oredezh, settlement
OREDEZH, a settlement in Luga District. Population: 2682. Located on the left bank of the Oredezh River, which gave the name to the settlement. It is connected with a motor road to Luga Town and localities of the eastern part of the district;... more

Orekhovo, village
OREKHOVO (Finnish Raasuli before 1948), a village in Priozersk District. Population: 3. Located on the Priozersk Highway. There is also Orekhovo optional stop (population: 57) on the St. Petersburg-Priozersk railway branch. It was mentioned in... more

"Oreol-info", a TV company and publishing house

Oreshek, see Schlusselburg Fortress

Orlino, a country estate
Orlino, a country estate (the village of Orlino, the Gatchina district).In the 1770s the court banker I.Yu. Frederiks became founded the estate which took the name from Orlinskoye Lake. It was located on the shore of the lake. In the 1820s the new... more

Orlovsky, Aleksandr Osioivich (1777-1823), an artist
ORLOVSKY, Aleksandr Osipovich (1777–1832), battle painter, artist, graphic artist. In the period 1793–1802 he studied painting in Warsaw. In 1802 he moved to St.Petersburg. He became academician of painting in 1809. In 1819 he was appointed to do... more

Orthodox community of St. Sergius of Valaam and St. Germanicus of Valaam

Orthodox monasteries
The Othodox monasteries. The oldest monasteries located on the territory of the Leningrad Oblast - the Monastery of the Dormition, the Monastery of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Zastenny Monastery of St. George in Ladoga were founded... more

Osinovaya Roshcha, a country estate

Osmino, a country estate

Osmino, settlement
OSMINO, a settlement in Luga District, adm. center of a rural settlement of the same name. Population: 1644. Located on the Saba River. It is on the crossing of motor roads leading to Slantsi District and to Pskov Oblast, and also having access to... more

"Ostrov Gustoy" ("Gustoy Island"), a natural monument

Ostrovki, a country estate
Ostrovki, an estate (the village of Ostrovki, the Vsevolozhsk District), is situated on the right bank of the Neva River. From 1777 the country house belonged to Prince G.A. Potymkin - Tavrichesky. The Palace (it was built in 1784 - 1786 according... more

Otradnenskaya children arts school

Otradnoye Palace of Culture

Otradnoye Town coat of arms and flag, the
The Otradnoye Town's coat of arms and flag are the official approved symbols of the Municipal Union “Otradnoye gorodskoe poselenie” (the urban-type settlement of Otradnoye) (they were approved with the decision of the Soviet of Deputies of the... more

Otradnoye Town Library, the

Otradnoye, town
OTRADNOYE, a town in Kirovsk District, on the left bank of the Neva upstream of the influx of the Tosna. Population: 21,600. It was established on Oct. 24, 1970 by integrating Ivanovskoye (established in 1957) and Otradnoye (established in 1940)... more

Oyat River, the
OYAT, river, left-hand tributary of the Svir River. Length: 266 km. The average flow rate in the mouth is 54.8 cu. m/s, catchment area: 5220 sq. km. Its source is Lake Chaimozero on the Veps Hills (in Vologda Oblast, 7 km away from the Leningrad... more

Oyatskaya ceramics
OYAT POTTERY. Pottery existed in Russian and Veps villages on the Oyat River (modern Lodeynoye Pole District) from time immemorial. It was due to deposits of high quality red clay. Pottery was especially developed in the XVIII c. Oyat potters... more

Ozeretskovsky, Nikolay Yakovlevich (1750-1827), a scientist
Hikolay Yakovlevich Ozeretskovsky (1750-1827) was a naturalist and traveller. He was an academician of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Science (1782) and the Russian Academy of Science (1783). He was born in the family of a priest. In 1767 he was... more

"Ozerny Kray" ("The Lake District"), an anthology on literature and local history
"Ozerny Kray" ("The Lake District"), an anthology on literature and local history (Novaya Ladoga Town). V.V. Petrov is the chief editor and compiler of the anthology (his pseudonym is Petr Kamchaty"). The anthology was named in the memory of the... more

Ozeryovo, village
OZERYOVO, a village in Boksitogorsk District. Located on the left bank of the Chagoda River that floods at that point forming a kind of lake (origin of the village’s name.) Population: 22. The Zabelino-Krasnaya Rechka motor road extends close to O.,... more

Ozyera, group of Veps villages
OZYERA, a group of Veps villages in Podporozhye District. Located on the banks of the Oyat River and Lake Oyat. Equivalent Veps name: Jarved. Includes the villages of Kuzminskaya, Lukinskaya, Martemianovskaya, Ozhegovskaya (Krysanova Gora.)... more

Ozyora Village Rural Library, the

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