Smolensk Oblast

What is Smolensk Oblast known for?


lively interest

in the Smolensk (Smolensk Oblast) Guberniya of the Russian Empire. His father was a wealthy retired army captain, as the family had a strong tradition of loyalty and service to the Tsar, while several members of his extended family had also developed a lively interest in culture. As a small child, Mikhail was reared by his over-protective and pampering grandmother who fed him sweets, wrapped him in furs, and confined him to her room, which was always to be kept at 25 °C (77 °F


century architecture

to the southeast. Regions Cities * Smolensk — the region's capital is one of the oldest cities of Russia (9th century) and home to examples of 12th century architecture, a large kremlin, and a particularly important Cathedral of the Assumption; the historic center was rebuilt after the destructive Battle of Smolensk in WWII * Dorogobuzh — an ancient town, worth a visit for nearby monasteries and churches * Roslavl — an old market town, now a small


good performance

–60. Vladimir Triandafillov A Russian warfare theoretician, famous for his deep operations theory. and Boris Shaposhnikov. Vasilevsky, p. 63. Shaposhnikov, in particular, would become Vasilevsky's protector until the former's death in 1945. Vasilevsky's connections and good performance earned him an appointment to the Directorate of Military Training in 1931. Vasilevsky, p. 70. File:Dmitry Medvedev 2


strong tradition

in the Smolensk (Smolensk Oblast) Guberniya of the Russian Empire. His father was a wealthy retired army captain, as the family had a strong tradition of loyalty and service to the Tsar, while several members of his extended family had also developed a lively interest in culture. As a small child, Mikhail was reared by his over-protective and pampering grandmother who fed him sweets, wrapped him in furs, and confined him to her room, which was always to be kept at 25 °C (77 °F


long history

, this walled city was destroyed several times throughout its long history since it was on the invasion routes of both Napoleon (Napoleon I) and Hitler (Adolf Hitler). Today, Smolensk is noted for electronics, textiles, food processing, and diamonds facetting. Population: wikipedia:Smolensk Oblast Commons:Category:Smolensk Oblast


long history'

, this walled city was destroyed several times throughout its long history since it was on the invasion routes of both Napoleon (Napoleon I) and Hitler (Adolf Hitler). Today, Smolensk is noted for electronics, textiles, food processing, and diamonds facetting. Population: wikipedia:Smolensk Oblast Commons:Category:Smolensk Oblast


academic art

.'' p. 5. and at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. His diploma work at the Academy - a huge clay statue of Samson tearing the chains - broke most existing laws of academic art and put him at odds with his teachers, who apparently destroyed the work with hammers. '''Roslavl''' ( ) is a town (types of inhabited localities in Russia) and the administrative center of Roslavlsky District of Smolensk


place amp'

32&place &name &word &ids &start 1&page 3 It involved concentrated actions by more than 100,000 partisan fighters from Belarus, the Leningrad Oblast , the Kalinin Oblast (Tver Oblast), the Smolensk Oblast, the Oryol Oblast and Ukraine within an area wide. Reportedly, more than 230,000 rails were destroyed, along

with many bridges, trains and other railroad infrastructure. The operation seriously incapacitated German logistics and was instrumental in the Soviet victory in Kursk battle. * ''Operation "Concerto" (Soviet Operation Concert)'', September 19-November 1, 1943. "Concerto" http: glory.rin.ru cgi-bin event.pl?act more&id 33&place &name &word &ids &start 1&page 3 http: slonimtown.nm.ru konc.htm ref>

intended to disrupt the German reinforcements and supplies for the Battle of Kursk and later the Battle of Smolensk (Battle of Smolensk (1943)).place &name &word &ids &start 1&page 3 It involved concentrated actions by more than 100,000 partisan fighters from Belarus, the Leningrad Oblast , the Tver Oblast Kalinin Oblast


fiction works

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style amp

the ''podgolosnaya'' technique (an improvised style — literally ''under the voice'' - which uses improvised dissonant harmonies below the melody) influenced the way he later felt free to emancipate himself from the smooth progressions of Western harmony (Classical music). After his grandmother’s death, Glinka was moved to his maternal uncle’s estate some 10 km away, and was able to hear his uncle’s orchestra, whose repertoire included pieces by Haydn (Joseph Haydn), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Smolensk Oblast

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