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My route led to the mouth of the Neva River on Russia's northeast coast and then onwards to Lake Ladoga and to where the Volkhov River joins the Ladoshka. By around 753AD there was a settlement there. They call it Staraya Ladoga — Old Ladoga — and it is Russia's oldest town. Various peoples had a ...
He had a couple requirements: it couldn't end in "burg" or "ville," and couldn't be named after another town. The town ended up choosing Ladoga after finding "Lake Ladoga" on a map of Russia. We heard from some locals asking us to check out Ladoga for the first time on Your Town Friday, so we traveled ...

Among the warmth-loving reptiles, the Grass Snake is generally considered a "cool" representative: Its present distribution even extends to the Siberian permafrost soils and the area around the Finnish-Russian Lake Ladoga. "However, it came as a complete surprise to all of us that this thermophilic snake ...
A Russian Orthodox bishop has advised the faithful not to vote for Vladimir Putin when he stands for re-election in March, a nearly unheard of occurrence in the loyal church. The angry statement marked the first time an acting bishop has spoken against supporting the current president, according to the ...
A new national park has been established in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. It extends for 122,000 hectares, is home to rocky islands covered by lush forests and is one of the old continent's largest. Lake Ladoga is a huge lake – Europe's biggest – located in a wild and inhospitable area in north-western ...
76 years ago today, on November 22, 1941, the first convoy of trucks began their treacherous journey along the Road of Life, an ice road supply route built on top of frozen Lake Ladoga which saved over a million residents of the besieged city of Leningrad and the city itself from utter destruction during the ...

Northern Russia's Lake Ladoga Islands Emit Dangerous Radiation Levels. By Tuesday night, however, Sergei Donskoi, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, denied that any change in the border had taken place. Donskoi added that water levels at the lake would normalize later in the year. “[Lake ...
A boat with five teenagers on board capsized on Lake Ladoga in the Karelian republic outside St. Petersburg on the evening of June 19 and three of them are missing, Karelian authorities told Russian news agencies. The boat carrying teenagers aged 16 to 18 who were on a fishing trip turned over near ...
Included in the book is a poetic (and frankly disturbing) account of watching horses, fleeing a forest fire, mind you, plunge into the very cold Lake Ladoga, located on the Russian-Finnish border. A sudden wind shocks the water into a swift flash-freeze, which in turn freezes the rearing horses in place. There they remain ...
Patches of the picturesque islands on Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia emit radiation at hundreds of times above the normal levels, military-news portal Voyennoye reported Tuesday, citing measurements by its journalists, taken more than half a century after a Soviet weapons-testing program there ...
The main vehicle is a recent documentary on top national channel Rossiya 1 about a monastery widely thought to be Mr Putin's favourite - Valaam, on a remote archipelago in northern Lake Ladoga. Closed under Soviet rule and almost completely ruined by years of neglect, Valaam has been rebuilt since ...
Is this simply because he fought off a single armed assault on the River Neva which took place almost annually and was victorious in a single battle on Lake Ladoga, while the rest of the time he suppressed the uprisings of small nations while in league with the Crusaders? Peter the First built a city on ...
In 1939, during the Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland, some 190 monks from the Valaam Monastery on Lake Ladoga in Karelia were evacuated to the present day Eastern Finland. The evacuated monks subsequently founded the New Valaam Monastery in Finland. "Finland is our good ...
A new national park has been established in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. It extends for 122,000 hectares, is home to rocky islands covered by lush forests and is one of the old continent's largest. Lake Ladoga is a huge lake – Europe's biggest – located in a wild and inhospitable area in north-western ...
76 years ago today, on November 22, 1941, the first convoy of trucks began their treacherous journey along the Road of Life, an ice road supply route built on top of frozen Lake Ladoga which saved over a million residents of the besieged city of Leningrad and the city itself from utter destruction during the ...
Northern Russia's Lake Ladoga Islands Emit Dangerous Radiation Levels. By Tuesday night, however, Sergei Donskoi, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, denied that any change in the border had taken place. Donskoi added that water levels at the lake would normalize later in the year. “[Lake ...
The town of Priozersk, 2.5 hours north of St. Petersburg by suburban train, is located within hiking distance of Lake Ladoga, with forest trails running along the shoreline. There are plenty of good camping spots among the trees. If you don't fancy walking 8-10 kilometers through the forest from the town, take ...

A boat with five teenagers on board capsized on Lake Ladoga in the Karelian republic outside St. Petersburg on the evening of June 19 and three of them are missing, Karelian authorities told Russian news agencies. The boat carrying teenagers aged 16 to 18 who were on a fishing trip turned over near ...
Included in the book is a poetic (and frankly disturbing) account of watching horses, fleeing a forest fire, mind you, plunge into the very cold Lake Ladoga, located on the Russian-Finnish border. A sudden wind shocks the water into a swift flash-freeze, which in turn freezes the rearing horses in place. There they remain ...
Patches of the picturesque islands on Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia emit radiation at hundreds of times above the normal levels, military-news portal Voyennoye reported Tuesday, citing measurements by its journalists, taken more than half a century after a Soviet weapons-testing program there ...
... alleged Putin villa is only 60 miles from another village complex where one home has a grass covered roof on the shore of Lake Ladoga.
... villa is only 60 miles from another village complex where one home has a grass covered roof on the shore of Lake Ladoga in Karelia region.
... besieged the city for 872 days, and when the only way to supply residents with food and fuel was on the Road of Life across Lake Ladoga.
... key areas of Finland, and that the Russo-Finnish border on the Karelian Isthmus between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga be moved 20 ...
Metro: Admiralteiskaya, Nevsky Prospekt. Camping by Europe's largest lake, Lake Ladoga, is the ideal way to experience the northern summer ...
A boat with five teenagers on board capsized on Lake Ladoga in the Karelian republic outside St. Petersburg on the evening of June 19 and ...
Patches of the picturesque islands on Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia emit radiation at hundreds of times above the normal levels, ...
PETERSBURG, Russia -- The forested landscape of Russia's Karelia is dotted with a necklace of decaying concrete bunkers stretching from the Gulf of Finland to the shores of Lake Ladoga. During World War II, the defensive line held back the Finnish Army ...
Single-deck dry cargo vessel "Atameken" successfully completed sea trials. Single-deck dry cargo vessel project RSD49 mixed "river-sea" navigation "Atameken" successfully completed sea trials in Lake Ladoga, Nevsky Shipyard says in a press release.
The Valaam Monastery is located in the eponymous archipelago in the northern part of Lake Ladoga. It was founded more than a thousand years ago.
The Saimaa seal has been found to have over half a million nucleotide variations not found in the seal populations of the Baltic Sea or nearby Lake Ladoga in Russia. "The Saimaa seal is sort of an extreme version of the Finns," says Jernvall. The data ...
Cargo from Moscow via rail link through Tikhvin would be transferred to boats on Lake Ladoga and shipped to a port that relayed it to Leningrad.
Located on the River Neva that runs from vast Lake Ladoga to the Baltic Sea, the city boasts 342 bridges. The Palace Bridge and the 17th century Lomonosov Bridge are among the most famous. Sport has always had a significant role in the city's daily ...
Courtesy of State Historical Museum. Their function was not only to entertain, but to inform, replacing periodicals for illiterate people across the Russian Empire.
Russia's Valaam Island has been a destination for religious pilgrims for hundreds of years. A 14th-century monastery and the natural beauty of Lake Ladoga have attracted visitors including tsars and presidents. But in recent decades, the remote island ...
On August 31, the Germans seized the town of Mga, severing Leningrad's last rail connection. A week later, they captured the town of Shlisselburg and cut off the last open roadway.
One of the most important known features of the operations against Leningrad to-day is the move by the Finns, who had been stationary since July just beyond the 1939 frontier north-east of Lake Ladoga, where they had recaptured the ceded territory, and ...
A gynaecologist reportedly later found injuries on the body of one of the girls. He is also accused of molesting girls at a summer camp on the island of Konevets, in Lake Ladoga near St Petersburg, in June 2011. Insisting on his innocence, Mr Grozovsky ...
Pasha and Kroshik, two seal pups rescued at birth, reacted quite differently when members of the Friends of the Baltic Seal Foundation released them back into the wild at Lake Ladoga in northwest Russia. Pasha happily swam off into the chilly water to ...
The Soviet troops that attacked on June 9, 1944 across the Karelian Isthmus and Lake Ladoga, near Leningrad, were a battle-hardened force well-equipped with modern tanks and artillery.
The equipment, produced at the JSC Volgogradneftemash plant, was transported along the Volga, through the Rybinsk Reservoir, and through Lake Onezhskoye and Lake Ladoga. Components from the JSC Volgogradneftemash and Izhorskiye Zavodi plants ...
After St. Petersburg it was on to places I had not previously heard of; Lake Ladoga (Europe's largest lake), the Svir River, Madrogy, Kizhi , Yaroslavl and Uglich.
A childhood visit to the island monastery of Valamo on Lake Ladoga left a deep impression. Beginning in 1971 he wrote what was perhaps his choral masterpiece, "Vigilia," an a cappella setting of the Orthodox vigil of St. John the Baptist that features ...
Where the author also gets it wrong is to assume the fighting in east Finland, which he focuses on, particularly east of Lake Ladoga near Kollaa and at Suomussalmi and on the Raatentie, was also part of a larger and deliberate Fabian strategy and was ...
Russia contains numerous rare and unusual critters, endemic animals whose natural habitat is limited to areas within the country's interior.
Bitter battles, the Russian was bulletins said, continued all night not only at Smolensk but also on the Zhitomir sector west of Kiev, in the Petrodavoosk sector, on the Finnish front, north of Lake Ladoga and in the Prokhov-Polotsk-Nevel area south of ...
"Kirill I arrives in St Petersburg after a trip to the Valaam (an archipelago on Lake Ladoga where one of the most venerated Russian monasteries is located - TASS)," the spokesperson said.
The Fins didn't participate in the bombing of Leningrad or push any particular attack, they also allowed the ice highway (the Road of Life) over Lake Ladoga to stay open. Finland didn't want to take part in the attack on Leningrad and President Ryti claimed it ...
Patches of the picturesque islands on Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia emit radiation at hundreds of times above the normal levels, military-news portal Voyennoye reported Tuesday, citing measurements by its journalists, taken more than half a ...
Fighter pilots from Russia's Voronezh, Tver and Kursk regions and Republic of Karelia have completed the main stage of the Western Military District (WMD) fighter jet exercise, Ladoga-2016, over Lake Ladoga, WMD spokesman Col. Igor Muginov said on ...


 

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