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  • 13 Great Books by Russian Authors

    1. Taras Bulba, by Nikolai Gogol
    2. Yevgeny Onyegin, by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkhin
    3. War and Peace, Tolstoy
    4. Blue Mops of Happiness, Daria Dontsova
    5. Gulag Archipelago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    6. Night Watch, Sergey Lukjanenko
    7. The Enchanted Wanderer, by Nikolay Leskov
    8. Icebreaker, Viktor Suvorov
    9. Yabeda-Koryabeda I Vse ee Prodelki, A. Semenov
    10. Battle for Stalingrad, V. Chuikov

    11. Uncle Styopa the Policeman (or Soviet Militiaman?), by Sergey Mikhalkov


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    Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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    • Originally posted by ShAA View Post
      OMG, where did you find it? I was scared S***LESS of Yabeda-Koryabeda when I was 3 or 4. Only the brave Murzilka could save the world against her evil tricks (the yellow guy in a beret). There was the Birdie Chirik, too.
      Anna's favorite book. Was looking for it and was going to take a picture of myself with it and some Dontsova books, but alas the search was a failure.
      Кто там?
      Это я - Почтальон Печкин!
      Tunis is a Carthigenian city!

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      • 13 Great Books by Russian Authors

        1. Taras Bulba, by Nikolai Gogol
        2. Yevgeny Onyegin, by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkhin
        3. War and Peace, Tolstoy
        4. Blue Mops of Happiness, Daria Dontsova
        5. Gulag Archipelago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
        6. Night Watch, Sergey Lukjanenko
        7. The Enchanted Wanderer, by Nikolay Leskov
        8. Icebreaker, Viktor Suvorov
        9. Yabeda-Koryabeda I Vse ee Prodelki, A. Semenov
        10. Battle for Stalingrad, Chuikov
        11. Dyadya Styopa the Policeman (or Soviet Militiaman?), by Sergey Mikhalkov

        12. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

        Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
        Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


        "Never pet a burning dog."

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        http://www.scouting.org/

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        • 13 Great Books by Russian Authors

          1. Taras Bulba, by Nikolai Gogol
          2. Yevgeny Onyegin, by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkhin
          3. War and Peace, Tolstoy
          4. Blue Mops of Happiness, Daria Dontsova
          5. Gulag Archipelago, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
          6. Night Watch, Sergey Lukjanenko
          7. The Enchanted Wanderer, by Nikolay Leskov
          8. Icebreaker, Viktor Suvorov
          9. Yabeda-Koryabeda I Vse ee Prodelki, A. Semenov
          10. Battle for Stalingrad, Chuikov
          11. Dyadya Styopa the Policeman (or Soviet Militiaman?), by Sergey Mikhalkov
          12. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

          13. "Doctor Oyhurts" Korney Chukovsky

          Кто там?
          Это я - Почтальон Печкин!
          Tunis is a Carthigenian city!

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          • Wow, that was tough.
            Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
            Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


            "Never pet a burning dog."

            RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
            http://www.mormon.org
            http://www.sca.org
            http://www.scv.org/
            http://www.scouting.org/

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            • 13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

              1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky

              Кто там?
              Это я - Почтальон Печкин!
              Tunis is a Carthigenian city!

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              • Haha, somehow I feel there won't be a lot of input to this thread from most people who post here
                www.histours.ru

                Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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                • 13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

                  1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky

                  2. Sennaya Square

                  www.histours.ru

                  Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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                  • Originally posted by ShAA View Post
                    Haha, somehow I feel there won't be a lot of input to this thread from most people who post here
                    No lie!

                    13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

                    1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky
                    2. Sennaya Square
                    3 Winter Palace

                    Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
                    Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


                    "Never pet a burning dog."

                    RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
                    http://www.mormon.org
                    http://www.sca.org
                    http://www.scv.org/
                    http://www.scouting.org/

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                    • Originally posted by ShAA View Post
                      Haha, somehow I feel there won't be a lot of input to this thread from most people who post here
                      Come on I knew of maybe 9 places before I even thought of coming here! Plus I was hoping it would motivate people to research all the interesting and at times world changing events that happened here!
                      Кто там?
                      Это я - Почтальон Печкин!
                      Tunis is a Carthigenian city!

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                      • Originally posted by ShAA View Post
                        2. Sennaya Square
                        Famous for annoying long waits in a Marshutka...
                        Кто там?
                        Это я - Почтальон Печкин!
                        Tunis is a Carthigenian city!

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                        • Originally posted by Janos View Post
                          No lie!
                          Okay

                          13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

                          1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky
                          2. Sennaya Square
                          3. Winter Palace

                          4. Semyonovsky marching grounds

                          Then


                          Now
                          www.histours.ru

                          Siege of Leningrad battlefield tour

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                          • 13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

                            1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky
                            2. Sennaya Square
                            3. Winter Palace
                            4. Semyonovsky marching grounds

                            5. Saint Isaac's Cathedral

                            Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
                            Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


                            "Never pet a burning dog."

                            RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
                            http://www.mormon.org
                            http://www.sca.org
                            http://www.scv.org/
                            http://www.scouting.org/

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                            • 13 St. Petersburg Locations with Historical Significance

                              1. Near the corner of Kazanskaya and Nevsky
                              2. Sennaya Square
                              3. Winter Palace
                              4. Semyonovsky marching grounds

                              5. Mariinsky Theatre

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                              • Hey Ibis! You skipped me!
                                Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
                                Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2003 & 2006


                                "Never pet a burning dog."

                                RECOMMENDED WEBSITES:
                                http://www.mormon.org
                                http://www.sca.org
                                http://www.scv.org/
                                http://www.scouting.org/

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