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  1. Between March 22, 1935 and September 19, 1940, Ostrovsky District was a part of the restored Pskov Okrug of Leningrad Oblast, [13] one of the okrugs abutting the state boundaries of the Soviet Union. Between July 6, 1941 and July 21, 1944, Ostrov was occupied by German troops. [11] An underground resistance group was active in Ostrov during the ...

  2. Apr 15, 2022 · Olga of Kiev was born around 900 C.E. in what is today Pskov, Russia, near the border with Estonia. But at the time, the city was part of a vast inland Viking empire known as Kievan Rus. Jennifer Boyer/Flickr The Monument to Princess Olga in St. Michael’s Square in Kyiv.

  3. Pskov. , Russia. Website. www .pskgu .ru. Pskov State University ( Pskov SU) is a public university in the Pskov Region of Russia. It is one of the 33 flagship universities in Russia. Pskov SU was established in 2010 by several other educational institutions in the region.

  4. Oymyakon, Russia, is the coldest inhabited town on Earth. Its population of 500 people braves temperatures that have dipped to -90 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite the harsh conditions, life is pretty normal there. Oymyakon is known as "The Pole of Cold." A small town of 500 located in the Republic of Sakha in northeast Russia, it's widely regarded ...

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    India is home to the world's largest population of wild tigers. A 2014 census estimated a population of 2,226, a 30% increase since 2011. On International Tiger Day 2019, the 'Tiger Estimation Report 2018' was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The report estimates a population of 2967 tigers in India with 25% increase since 2014.

  6. › wiki › NarvaNarva - Wikipedia

    Narva city population pyramid in 2022. On 1 January 2013 Narva's population was 59,888, down from 60,454 inhabitants a year earlier. The population was 83,000 in 1992. 95.7% of the population of Narva are native Russian speakers, and 87.7% are ethnic Russians.

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    Moscow (/ ˈ m ɒ s k oʊ / MOS-koh, US chiefly / ˈ m ɒ s k aʊ / MOS-kow; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva, IPA: i) is the capital and largest city of Russia.The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 13.0 million residents within the city limits, over 18.8 million residents in the urban area, and over 21.5 million residents in the metropolitan area.