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"S.-Peterburgsky dukhovny vestnik" ("Saint Peterburg Ecclesiastical Bulletin"), a magazine

S.M. Kirov, monuments to
Monuments to S.M. Kirov. One of the first monuments in the Leningrad Oblast was built in the Aluminium Works territory in Volkhov Town in 1937 according to the sculptor N.V. Tomsky's project. N.V. Tomsky created monuments to S.M. Kirov in the... more


Saarinen, Eliel (1873- 1950), an architect
Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen (1873- 1950), an architect. Saarinen graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in Helsinki in 1897. He studied painting at the University School of Arts, designed furniture and items of the applied art. During 1896-1904... more

"Sabantuy", holiday

Sablinka River, the
SABLINKA, a river in Tosno District, left-hand tributary of the Tosna River. Length: 26 km. Catchment area: 84.54 sq. km. It originates near Yeglizi village. Among the localities on the river’s banks, Ulyanovka urban settlement is the largest. S.... more

Sablino Museum of the Local History, the
The Sablino Museum of the Local History (the Tosno district, Ulyanka settlement, 70 Volodarsky Prospekt). The museum was founded in the Ulyanovka school No. 1 in 2001. The museum collections include documents, photographs, everyday life things,... more

Sablino, v. Ulyanovka

"Sablinsky", a natural monument
The "Sablinsky" is the state complex natural monument. It is located in the territory of the Tosno District and its area is 220 hectares. It is governed by the Government of the Leningrad Oblast. The purpose of the foundation is the conservation... more

Sabsk Museum of the Local History, the
The Sabsk Museum of the Local History (the village of Bolshy Sabsk, the Volosovo district) was founded on 11 November 1981. It got the status of the people's museum in 1991. The museum is placed at the Community Centre. Exhibits told about the... more

"Sadko", folk instrument ensemble

Sadovnikov, Pyotr Semyonovich (1796 - 1877), an architect
Pyotr Semyonovich Sadovnikov (1796 - 1877), an architect. He was V.S. Sadovnikov's brother. He descended from serves of the Prince Golitsin. P.S. Sadovnikov learned from A.N. Voronikhin, graduated incomplete course of the St. Petersburg Academy of... more

Sadovnikov, Sergey Vasilyevich (1835 - 1906), an architect
Sergey Vasilyevich Sadovnikov (1835 - 1906), an architect, academician of architecture (1881). Sergey Vasilyevich Sadovnikov was a son of the artist V.S. Sadovnikov (1800-1879). S.V. Sadovnikov graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in... more

Safronova, Nina Mikhaylovna, (1923-1962), a librarian
Nina Mikhaylovna SAFRONOVA (1923, Luga Town – 2006, Gatchina Town), librarian. In 1955 she graduated from Leningrad State Library Institute named after N. K. Krupskaya. From 1954 to 1982 she was director of Gatchina Central Town Library named after... more

"Sail and Cross", a monument

"Sails of Vyborg", a maritime festival

"Saint Fortress", the Drama and Puppet Theatre
“SVYATAYA KREPOST” (“SAINT FORTRESS”), a state drama and puppet theatre (4, Sportivnaya st., Vyborg Town). It was founded in 1982 by the Leningrad Oblast Executive Committee of the Deputy Council. From the foundation of the theatre its creative... more

Saint Petersburg branch of the Russian creative union of the culture field employees
ST.PETERSBURG BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN CULTURE WORKERS' GUILD, voluntary public noncommercial organization. It was founded in 1989, since 1991 it bears its modern name. The chairman is People’s Artist of Russia Y.P. Smirnov. The Guild unites... more

Saint Petersburg Gubernia coat of arms, the
The Saint Petersburg Gubernia's coat of arms was approved by Emperor on 5 July 1878 and abolished after the Revolution of 1917. Before establishing, according to an unwritten tradition, the Saint Petersburg's coat of arms was also the Saint... more

Sakkola*, v. Gromovo, settlement

Sala, a country estate
Sala, a country estate (the village of Sala, the Kingisepp district). In the middle of the 18th century the village of Sala was the centre of the estate of Terpigorye that belonged to General F.-V. Bleken. In 1764 his daughter Sh.-M. Korf became the... more

Saltykov-Shchedrin, Mikhail Yefgrafovich (1826 – 1889), a writer
Saltykov-Shchedrin, Mikhail Yefgrafovich (the real name was Saltikov; 1826 – 1889), a writer. Saltykov-Shchedrin graduated from the Alexander Lycee. He served at the Ministry of Defence Office. After the publication of the story "Zaputannoye delo"... more

Samarka (Shcherbinka), a country estate

Sapyornoye, settlement
SAPERNOYE (Finnish Venaja Valkjarvi / “Russian White Lake” before 1948), a settlement in Priozersk District. Population: 3300. Located at Lake Sapernoye (former Beloye / Valkjarvi). Settlements in the place of S. were already known in the mid-16th... more

Savakots (Savakot, Savaki) is an ethnic group of Ingermanlandia Finns. They are descendants of the migrants resettled in the 17th century to Ingermanlandia from the province of Savo in Eastern Finland. The culture and dialect of Savakots were closer... more

Savitsky, Konstantin Apollonovich ( 1844 - !905), an artist
SAVITSKY, Konstantin Apollonivich (1844–1905), an artist. He graduated from the St.Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts (1871). He trained painting in Paris up to 1874. In 1872 he became a member and one of the most active workers of the Circle of... more

Savkov, Vasily Mitrofanovich (1907-1978), an architect
Vasily Mitrofanovich Savkov (1907-1978), an architect- restorer, researcher of the Old Russian architecture. V.M. Savkov was a founder of the Leningrad school of architectural restoration. He jointly with E.V. Kazanskaya developed the project and... more

"Savyanochka", a musical theatre

Saymensky Canal, the
SAIMAA CANAL. Built in 1843-56 to connect Lake Saimaa to the Gulf of Finland. It is situated in Vyborg District of Leningrad Oblast and in Finland. Attempts to build the canal were made in 1499–1511 and in 1607-09. In 1835, a survey was carried... more

"Scarlet Fower", a puppet theatre

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