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Leningrad Region
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Boksitogorsk
Svetogorsk
Slantsy


Articles:

Gatchina Parks and Things to Explore
Gatchina Palace has a very long history that reflects here nowadays.
--08-05-2016--
Gatchina Palaces and Castles
The construction of Gatchina palace of Grigory Orlov started in 1766. The architect Rinaldi designed a magnificent castle on the hill in front of the Silver Lake.
--07-05-2016--
The Best Time To Visit Gatchina
Traditionally the best time to visit Gatchina is from late spring to early autumn.
--05-05-2016--
Peterhof: Main Attractions
The Lower Park is a face of touristic Peterhof. It is the "Russian Versailles", the kingdom of fountains.
--05-03-2016--
Memorial Estate Rozhdestveno
Rich history of the memorial estate is primarily associated with the name of its last owner, the renowned Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov.
--15-10-2015--
Kingisepp
A small provincial town of Kingisepp attracts tourists by its rich history, the remnants of an ancient fortress, cozy streets with well-preserved old buildings and a regular layout.
--30-07-2015--
The Top Three Of The Russian Sites Of Attraction Include The Monuments Of St. Petersburg
The top three of the Russian sites of attraction include the monuments of St. Petersburg: the list is topped by the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Savior on the Blood Church), the second line is taken by the Peterhof park ensemble, and the top three is closed by Catherine Palace and the Park in Pushkin.
--22-07-2014--
Spring Promenade In Vyborg
The end of winter in Vyborg will be celebrated with the beginning of Spring Promenade, which is going to be held from 14 February to 10 May, 2014.
--15-02-2014--
Fun fountains of Peterhof
Peterhof park is sometimes associated with something luxury, official and a little boring. But eastern part of the Lower park is not so regular and is rich is signs of royal amusements, including fun fountains, very popular in 18th century Europe.
--02-12-2011--
Old Ladoga the first Russian capital
The small settlement of Staraya Ladoga (Leningrad Region) on the Volkhov River is perhaps the oldest Russian city and the first Russian capital. Ladoga (in Swedish Aldeigjuborg) was founded not later than 753. The historians suppose that the genesis of the Russian nationhood is closely tied with this place. The archaeological finds and evidences of the sources enlighten its history. The surviving buildings like the fortress, St. Georges church, tumuli on the Volkhovs bank and the exhibition of the museum re-create the incidents of the long-ago.
--15-10-2010--


News:

New 13-Meter Radio Telescope in Leningrad Region to Magnify GLONASS Accuracy
Experts of the Applied Astronomy Institute, RAS, have mounted a new 13-meter radio telescope at the Svetloye Observatory in the Leningrad Region.
--10-02-2018--
Garrison Manege in Pushkin Dropped from Monument Status
Historical Garrison Manege in the Gusarskaya Street in Pushkin has been excluded from the list of monuments.
--19-11-2014--
Explore The Fortresses Of The Leningrad Region
The Leningrad Region is developing three new tourist routes that include visits to country estates, monasteries and fortresses.
--10-09-2014--
Unique 13th Century Burial Ground Found by Archeologists
An ancient burial ground of the 13th century has been unearthed in Poritsy Village of the Gatchina District of the Leningrad Region.
--17-07-2014--
Massive Monument Stolen in Leningrad Region
On Saturday Petersburg police was reported on disappearance of a monument in memory of the Siege of Leningrad.
--28-01-2014--
11th Century Barrows Destroyed by Black Diggers near Petersburg
A businessman and an archeologist are suspects on the case of destruction of over 40 burials, which are archeological monuments of the 11th century.
--17-08-2013--
Ropshinsky Palace to be Restored from Ruins
Art dealers of Peterhof are waiting for historical land to be officially transferred to them to recreate there a palace and park ensemble of the Romanovs dynasty epoch.
--20-06-2013--
Ancient Archaeological Monument Destroyed in Priozersk Region
The most interesting archaeological monument of the Leningrad Region a complex of cult stones by Olkhovka Village in Priozersk Region may disappear under the bases of cottages.
--16-10-2012--
No More Floating on Rubber Women in Russia
Local authorities of the Leningrad region have prohibited holding of the Bubble Baba Challenge - a river race on rubber women, which has a 10-years-old history.
--28-08-2012--
Ruins of Palace of Catherine II Epoch Found in Leningrad Region
The ancient base and remains of a ceramic conduit of the well-known Pellsky Palace constructed under Catherine II have been found in Otradnoye Settlement of the Leningrad Region.
--20-07-2012--
Settlement Dwellers Flooded with Manure
In Romashka Settlement of the Leningrad Region ecologists have once again found infringements in recycling of animal industry wastes.
--07-03-2012--
Architecture Masterpieces Ruin in Leningrad Region
Architecture monuments in Leningrad Region are in a catastrophic situation.
--06-03-2012--
Snowboard Festival to be Held in Leningrad Region
The largest in Eastern Europe snowboard competition Quiksilver New Star will be held in the Leningrad region March, 10.
--28-02-2012--
Clock Tower in Vyborg May Collapse
The clock tower of the Vyborg Cathedral has got cracks. According to representatives of the All-Russian Society for Protection of Monuments, there is a threat of collapse.
--28-02-2012--
Karelia People Protect Unique Lake
Dwellers of the Karelian settlement Kulikovo bordering on Leningrad Region have once again stood up against opening a cast mine near Yastrebinoe Lake.
--30-12-2011--
Luxury Golf Club to Appear in Leningrad Region
A luxury golf club for ?26 million will be built near the village Gorki, not far from St. Petersburg.
--22-12-2011--
People Request Governor to Rescue Unique Forts of Kronstadt
Head of municipal union of Kronstadt town Yanina Karmazinova has addressed an open letter to the governor of St.Petersburg George Poltavchenko with a request to assist restoration of Kronstadt forts.
--08-12-2011--





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