The capital city, also named Pskov, was located at the southern end of the Peipus–Pskov Lake system at the southeast corner of Ugandi, about 150 miles (240 km) southwest of Nevanlinna, and 100 miles (160 km) west-southwest of Great Novgorod.
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Pskov Oblast is a federal subject of Russia, located in the west of the country. Its administrative center is the city of Pskov. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 673,423.
Pskov Oblast is the westernmost federal subject of contiguous Russia. It borders with Leningrad Oblast in the north, Novgorod Oblast in the east, Tver and Smolensk Oblasts in the southeast, Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus in the south, and with the counties of Latvia and Estonia in the west. In the northwest, Pskov Oblast is limited by Lake Peipus, which makes up most of the state border with Estonia. The oblast is located in the Baltic Sea drainage basin, mostly in the basin of the Narva River. The b
Pskov was first mentioned in chronicles under the year 903, and several versions of the Trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks ran through its current territory, along the Velikaya and the Lovat rivers. Until the 1230s, Pskov was a principality; subsequently it was subordinated to Novgorod and became a republic, one of the two feudal republics in Rus. In the Pskov Republic, the highest authority was the assembly of citizens. In 1348, the Treaty of Bolotovo was concluded, recognizing the i
During the Soviet period, the high authority in the oblast was shared between three persons: the first secretary of the Pskov CPSU Committee, the chairman of the oblast Soviet, and the Chairman of the oblast Executive Committee. Since 1991, CPSU lost all the power, and the head of the Oblast administration, and eventually the governor was appointed/elected alongside the elected regional parliament. The Charter of Pskov Oblast is the fundamental law of the region. The Legislative Assembly of Psko
The oblast is administratively divided into two cities and towns under the oblast jurisdiction and twenty-four districts. Another twelve towns have the status of the towns of district significance.
Population: 673,423; 760,810; 846,449. Vital statistics for 2012 The Pskov region has the worst ratio of births to deaths in Russia.
Pskov Governorate (Russian: Псковская губерния, Pskovskaya guberniya) was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Russian Empire and Russian SFSR, which existed from 1772 until 1777 and from 1796 until 1927. Its seat was located in Opochka between 1772 and 1776, and in Pskov after 1776.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Maid of Pskov (Russian: Псковитя́нка, Pskovityanka), is an opera in three acts and six scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, which is his first opera he composed. The libretto was written by the composer, and is based on the drama of the same name by Lev Mei.
Pskov var 1915–1917 säte för ryska högkvarteret, och där ägde den 15 mars 1917 tsar Nikolaj II:s tronavsägelse rum. Tyskarna intog Pskov den 25 februari 1918, men utrymde det åter efter freden i Brest-Litovsk. Pskov erövrades sedan av esterna från bolsjevikerna den 25 maj 1919, men återtogs av de senare den 26 augusti samma år.
Pskov (rusă Псков) este un oraș din regiunea Pskov, Federația Rusă. Orașul este situat la o altitudine de 45 m, se întinde pe o suprafață de 95,5 km² și în anul 2007 a avut o populație de 194.900 locuitori. Pskov este amplasat la cca. 290 km sud-vest de Sankt Petersburg în apropiere de granița cu Estonia.