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v. Sankt-Peterburg Gubernia, the
ST. PETERSBURG GUBERNIA, historic adm. and territorial unit of Russia. Established in 1708 by the decree of Peter I subdividing Russia into eight gubernias. It included the areas of the current Leningrad, Novgorod, Pskov, and Tver Oblasts, and... more

"V.I. Lenin House", a museum (Vyborg Town)
The V.I. Lenin House-museum (Vyborg Town, 15 Rubezhnaya Street) was founded in June 1958 as a branch of the V.I. Lenin Central Museum. The loghouse in the former village of Talikkala (a southern suburb of Vyborg Town), where V.I. Lenin lived from 24... more

V.I. Lenin, monument to
1957, the town of Vyborg.

V.I. Lenin, monument to (Pikalevo Town)

V.I. Lenin, monument to; (Boksitogorsk Town)

V.I. Lenin, monument to; (Luga Town)

V.I. Lenin, monument to; (Podporozhye Town)

V.I. Lenin, monument to; (the urban settlement of Voznesenye)

V.I. Lenin, monuments to
Monuments to V.I. Lenin. Ater V.I. Lenin's death Sovnarkom (The Soviet of People's Commissars) passed the resolution about the perpetuation his death. At first temporary monuments made of inexpensive materials (plaster of Paris, wood, concrete)... more

Valkyarvi*, v. Michurinskoye, settlement

Vartemyagi House of Culture

Vartemyagi Rural Library, the

Vartemyagi, village
VARTEMYAGI (Vartemäki), a village in Vsevolozhsk District. Population: 1100. The toponym originates from the Finnish Vartiomaki = Watchtower Hill and is probably related to the sentry post at the Russian-Swedish border established by the 1323 Treaty... more

Vartemyaki, a country estate
Vartemyaki, a country estate (the village of Vartemyaki, the Vsevolozhsk district). A grange on the River Okhta bank was granted by Catherine I to Major-General I.M. Shuvalov, the governor Vyborg, in 1726. The estate was stared to build under his... more

Vasilisk (Gavrilov) (1734-1824), Saint, clergy figure
Ioann (Ivan Matveyevich Snychev; 1927-1995), Metropolitan. He attended the Orsk College. From 1945 he lived and worked in Buzuluk: as a lay brother, then as a subdeacon of Manuel (Lemeshevsky), the bishop of Chkalovsk and Busuluk, as a deacon, in... more

Vasilyev, Fyodor Aleksandrovich (1850-1873), an artist
VASILYEV, Fyodor Aleksandrovich (1850, GatchinaTown – 1873), artist. In the period 1863-66 he studied at the High School of Painting at the Emperor’s Art Encouragement Society in St.Petersburg, his teacher was I.I. Sishkin. In the summers 1867 and... more

Vaulin ceramic factory, the
The Vaulin ceramic factory (urban village Kikerino). In the city was organized the production of artistic ceramic tiles and glazed tiles,which plays an important role in the architecture of St. Petersburg of the modernist style early 20th century.... more

Vazhini Settlement Library, the

Vazhini, urban settlement
VAZHINI, an urban settlement in Podporozhye District. Population: 3,300. It is situated at the confluence of the Vazhinka and Svir rivers, north-east of Svir railway station on the Volkhovstroy-Murmansk line. The name originates from the Vazhinka... more

Vazhino House of Culture

Vechasha, a country estate

"Veles", a park

Velikina, a country estate

Velkota, village
VELKOTA, a village in Kingisepp District. Population: 47. In the environs of V., on a part of an Ordovician limestone table land, there is the “Velkota Village Groves” State integrated natural reserve (area: 375 hectares) preserving oak, elm, and... more

Venetsianov, Aleksey Gavrilovich (1780-1847), an artist
VENETSIANOV, Aleksey Grigoryevich (1780–1847), artist, teacher. In the period 1803-06 he took lessons in painting from V.L. Borovikovsky in St.Petersburg. In the period 1807-19 he served at the Office of Post Director. In 1811 he became an... more

Veniamin (Kazansky) (1873-1922), metropolitan, priest -martyr, clergy figure
Benjamin (Vasily Pavlovich Kazansky; 1873-1922), a metropolitan, priest -martyr. He was born in the family of a priest. In 1887 Vasily Kazansky finished the Kargopol Ecclesiastical College, in 1893 he was graduated from the Olonets Ecclesiastical... more

Venyaya Valkyarvi*, v. Sapyornoye, settlement

Veps (IN FORMER TIMES - Chud (Chudes), Chukhars, Kaivans; Veps' native names in the Leningrad Oblast are Vepsya/Bepsya/Veps, Vepslyayzhet/Vepslaazhed/Bepslaazhed, Lyudinikad, Chukharid) are an ethnic community. The Veps language is related to the... more

"Veps Log Hut", a private ethnographic museum

Veps National Culture Society, the
The Veps National Culture Society (S.Petersburg, 15 Pushkinskaya Street) is a voluntary organization of S.Petersburg. It is was founded in 2000 and officially registered in 2004. The aims of the Society are keeping, studying and developing the Veps... more

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