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Триумфальная арка

Триумфальная арка

Author of the image: Sheremetev

Санкт-Петербург, Триумфальная арка Генштаба.
Saint Petersburg, The General Staff Building triumphal arch.

The General Staff Building is an edifice with a 580 m long bow-shaped facade, situated on Palace Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in front of the Winter Palace.

The building was designed by Carlo Rossi in the Empire style and built in 1819-1829. It commemorates the Russian victory over Napoleonic France in the Patriotic War of 1812.

Until the capital was transferred to Moscow in 1918, the building served as the headquarters of the General Staff, Foreign Ministry and Finance Ministry. Now it hosts the headquarters of the Western Military District and the Hermitage Museum.
Tags: Russia

Other posts for this topic: Russia

Лена - это река в России, крупнейшая река Восточной Сибири. Она впадает в море Лаптевых Северного Ледовитого океана. Её длина составляет четыре тысячи четыреста сорок километров. Лена — самая крупная из российских рек. Это главная транспортная артерия Якутии.

Lena is a river in Russia, the largest river of Eastern Siberia. It flows into the Laptev Sea of the Arctic Ocean. Its length is four thousand four hundred forty kilometers. Lena is the largest of the Russian rivers. It is the main transport artery of Yakutia.

площадь
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square
океан
[akiàn]
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ocean
длина
[dlina]
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length
девяносто
[devyanosta]
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ninety
сибирский
[sibirskij]
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siberian
северный
[severnyj]
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northern
крупный
[krupnyj]
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big
На улице минус сорок пять градусов [na ulitse minus sorak p'at' gradusaf] - It's minus 45 degrees
Tags: Russia, Weather
Ночная оледенелая Москва [nachnaya alidinelaya Maskva] - The night and icy Moscow
Морозное утро

Author of the image: Александр Рум

Морозное утро в дачном поселке Морово, Россия
Frosty Morning in the holiday village blighted, Russia
Tags: Russia, Nature
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