Russia, Tver region, village of Shchuchye

Russia, Valdai
Russia, Valdai

Church of the Dormition of the village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region. Stone Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with chapels of St. Nicholas and the Iberian Mother of God was built in 1778-1790 years.

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Russia, Old Smolensk Road

Old Smolensk Road
Old Smolensk Road

“Old Smolensk Road” Smolensky tract – historical road to Smolensk and Moscow regions, linked the Moscow Kremlin and the Smolensk fortress. On the site – Smolensk Kardymovo – Dorogobuzh – Vyazma the same as the P134 road, after Vyazma roads diverge, R-134 – to the north in the direction of Zubtsova, Old Smolensk – east towards Mozhaisk. Another remnant of the old Smolensk tract in the Moscow region is the highway A100 “Mozhayskoe”.

Old Smolensk Road

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Russia, Karelia, Louhi-Kestenga, WWII

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The 6th SS Mountain Division Nord was a German unit of the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II, formed in February 1941 as SS Kampfgruppe Nord (SS Battle Group North). The division was later attached to the Finnish III Corps operating in the Kiestinki area. Throughout 1942 – 1943 he was on the front Kestenga.

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Russia, Smolensk region, abandoned village

Russia, Smolensk region, an abandoned village Zholobovo
Russia, Smolensk region, an abandoned village Zholobovo

Zholobovo village located in the south-eastern part of the Smolensk region. At 31 km north-east of Ugra, 11 km north of the R132 road Vyazma – Kaluga – Tula – Ryazan, on the banks of the river Shitovka. 26 km west of the village there is a railway station on Volosta-Pyatnica line Torzhok-Bryansk.

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