Saint Petersburg

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dramatic interpretation

: The Free Press, 1995), 349. Smoktunovsky (birth name Smoktunovich) was born in a Siberian village and served in the Red Army during World War II. In 1946, he joined a theatre in Krasnoyarsk, later moving to Moscow. In 1957, he was invited by Georgi Tovstonogov to join the Bolshoi Drama Theatre of Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), where he stunned the public with his dramatic interpretation of Prince Myshkin in Dostoyevsky's '' The Idiot (novel) The Idiot


multiple events

to this but reneged on his promise to do so. DATE OF BIRTH September 22, 1869 PLACE OF BIRTH Saint Petersburg, Russia DATE OF DEATH January 17, 1947 '''Irena Szewińska''' (born '''Irena Kirszenstein''' on 24 May 1946 in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), USSR) is a retired Polish (Poland) Jewish sprinter (Sprint (race)) who was one of the world's foremost athletes for nearly two decades, in multiple events.


educational projects

Women's Naval Detachment''', as part of the Naval Infantry Training Detachment. Biography In 1982 Alexander Chislenko received a M.S. in mathematics, computer science and education from the Mathematical Department of Leningrad State University. He worked in industry, academia and as a freelancer on various software, research and educational projects. In 1989 he left Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), Russia for Boston, Massachusetts.


major novels

civil service and spent two years working for the Ministry of Interior (1843-1845). In 1852, when his first major novels of Russian society were still to come, Turgenev wrote an obituary for Nikolai Gogol, intended for publication in the ''Saint Petersburg Gazette''. The key passage reads: "Gogol (Nikolai Gogol) is dead!... What Russian heart is not shaken by those three words?... He is gone, that man whom we now have the right (the bitter right, given to us by death) to call


research science

. The crater Mendeleev (Mendeleev (crater)) on the Moon, as well as element (Chemical element) number 101, the radioactive mendelevium, are named after him. Unintentional Even with careful research, science fiction writers risk anachronism as their works age. For example, many books and films nominally set in the mid 21st century or later refer to the Soviet Union, defunct in 1991, or refer to Saint Petersburg in Russia as Leningrad, e.g. in '' Star Trek


songs published

of his four-year-old niece. Balakirev made his debut in a university concert in February 1856, playing the completed movement from his First Piano Concerto. This was followed a month later with a concert of his piano and chamber compositions. In 1858 he played the solo part in Beethoven's ''Emperor'' Concerto (Piano Concerto No. 5 (Beethoven)) before the Tsar. In 1859 he had 12 songs published. Campbell, ''New Grove (2001)'', 2:510. Nevertheless


team setting

highlights including Joyner-Kersee winning her fourth straight heptathlon title, and the U.S. 4x400m relay team setting a world's best time. Industries developed in Moscow Oblast in the 17–19th centuries. They were centered in Bogorodsk (Noginsk), Pavlovsky Posad, and Orekhovo-Zuyevo and were dominated by textile production. The first railway in Russia was constructed in the Moscow Oblast in 1851, connecting Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and in 1862


academic term


modern academic

urban lower middle class and middle class, landowners, nationalist intelligentsia, clergy, workers and peasantry. Its leaders organized a series of political assassinations of deputies and other representatives of parties which supported the Russian Revolution of 1905. Some modern academic researchers review URP activities in the context of Russian Fascism of 1900–10 model.


previous opposition

Nikola Pašić to back off from pushing for constitutional reforms. However, since 1897 both kings, Milan and Alexander, ruled almost jointly; as both disliked Pašić, in 1898 they had him imprisoned for 9 months because ''Samouprava'' published a statement about his previous opposition to king Milan. Pašić claimed he was misquoted, with no effect. birth_date birth_place Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire death_date

Saint Petersburg

political_status Federal city political_status_link Federal cities of Russia federal_district Northwestern (Northwestern Federal District) economic_region Northwestern (Northwestern economic region) pop_2010census 4879566 pop_2010census_ref pop_2010census_rank 4th urban_pop_2010census 100% rural_pop_2010census 0% pop_density pop_density_as_of pop_density_ref pop_latest 5131967 pop_latest_date 2014 pop_latest_ref Rosstat (Goskomstat). Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2014 г. area_km2 1439 area_km2_rank 82nd area_km2_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. Петербург в цифрах (''St. Petersburg in Figures'') established_date May 27, 1703 established_date_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg in Figures license_plates 78, 98, 178 ISO RU-SPE leader_title Governor (Governor of Saint Petersburg) leader_title_ref leader_name Georgy Poltavchenko leader_name_ref legislature Legislative Assembly (Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg) legislature_ref website website_ref date March 2010

'''Saint Petersburg''' ( ), and in 1991, back to ''Saint Petersburg''.

In Russian literature, informal documents, and discourse, the word "Saint" ( ).

Saint Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great on May . Between 1713–1728 and 1732–1918, Saint Petersburg was the imperial capital of Russia. In 1918, the central government bodies moved from Saint Petersburg (then named Petrograd) to Moscow. editor McColl, R. W. title Encyclopedia of world geography volume 1 publisher Infobase Publishing location N. Y. year 2005 isbn 0-8160-5786-9 pages 633–634 url http: books.google.com ?id DJgnebGbAB8C&pg PA633&dq capital+moved+to+Moscow#v onepage&q capital%20moved%20to%20Moscow&f false accessdate February 9, 2011 It is Russia's 2nd largest city (List of cities and towns in Russia by population) after Moscow with 5 million inhabitants (2012) and the fourth most populated federal subject. Saint Petersburg is a major European cultural center, and also an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea (ports of the Baltic Sea).

Saint Petersburg is often described as the most Western (Western culture) city of Russia, as well as its cultural capital. V. Morozov. ''The Discourses of Saint Petersburg and the Shaping of a Wider Europe'', Copenhagen Peace Research Institute. 2002. Ciaonet.org It is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million. A large number of foreign consulates (List of diplomatic missions in Russia#Consulates in Saint Petersburg), international corporations (Multinational corporation), banks, and other businesses are located in Saint Petersburg.

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