All posts tagged "USSR"

  • kids, entertainment, USSR
    Artillery Museum

    The Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineering and Army Signal Corps is the only place in the world where Russian Military history is fully and visually represented. The largest collection of guns, ammunition, small arms and cold...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • St.Peterburg neighborhoods
    Residential districts of St. Petersburg

    Choosing a place for a short stay and leisure in St. Petersburg, visitors often stick to the city centre and seldom explore the city’s remote parts, the so-called “residential” districts.  However, there are also quite a few...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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  • Musej Kgb Peterburg
    The KGB museum

    The official name of the museum is: “Gorokhovaya 2, the History of the Political Police and State Security bodies of Russia”. But the urban residents call it the KGB museum. The bodies of political control of the...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Flea Market at Udelnaya

    Are you feeling like buying something unique or authentic, something other than mass produced consumer goods made in China? Learn about the informal history of St. Petersburg through shopping at the Flea Market at Udelnaya (or “the...

    • Posted August 27, 2013
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  • Films about St.Petersburg
    Movies about St. Petersburg/Leningrad

    St. Petersburg is a living city: it moves and breathes; it experiences joy and sorrow; it develops and declines. It can even feel as alive as a movie character, and over the years there have been plenty...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Moskovsky District St. Petersburg
    Moskovsky District

    Boundaries: The district is bounded by Obvodny Channel and the Baltisky and Vitebsky lines of the Oktyabrskaya Railway Road. Click here for a detailed map. Places of interest: Cesme Church (of John the Baptist), Cesme Palace, Novodevichy Sunday Monastery, Moscow...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Museum of the Political History of Russia
    The State Museum of the Political History of Russia (former Museum of the Revolution)

    The Museum of the Revolution had become the first historical revolutionary museum in Russia. Its exhibits had been displayed at the Hermitage in a year after the October Revolution, and in 1955 they had been relocated into...

    • Posted June 12, 2013
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  • shoppint in St.Petersburg center
    Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor

    Translation by Kira Egorova Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor is not only the city’s oldest department store, but also one of the first shopping arcades in the world. It seen revolutions in politics, fashion and trade, survived all the...

    • Posted June 10, 2013
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