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St. Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Station Square

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St. Petersburg – a city of federal importance of the Russian Federation, the administrative center of the North-West Federal District and the Leningrad Region was founded in 1703 by Peter I. Located in the northwest of the Russian Federation, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland and in the mouth of the Neva River.

The city was the center of the three revolutions of 1905-1907, the February bourgeois-democratic and the October Revolution of 1917. During the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the city was 872 days in the blockade, which resulted in up to 1.5 million people died of starvation. St. Petersburg – Hero City. It consists of three Cities of Military Glory: Kronstadt, Kolpino Lomonosov.

St. Petersburg – the most important economic, scientific and cultural center of Russia, a major transport hub. Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and related complexes of monuments included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site; this is one of the most important centers of tourism in the country.

Among the most important cultural and tourist sites – Hermitage, Kunstkamera, the Mariinsky Theatre, the National Library of Russia, the Russian Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospekt. On the preservation of cultural heritage is aimed, inter alia, the preservation and development program of St. Petersburg’s historical center.

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Station Square Live Cam, Russia – St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg – the second largest city in Russia. The city of federal significance. The administrative center of the North-West Federal District and the Leningrad region. Founded 16 (27) May 1703 by Peter I. In 1712-1918 years – the capital of the Russian state.

The city has an extensive external relations. In the town the days of culture of other cities and countries are held periodically. By 2011, in St. Petersburg 79 sister cities.

In St. Petersburg are located: Consulate General of 34 countries and 3 honorary Consulate General, 19 honorary consulates; representative offices of international organizations: the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of CIS member states, representative of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Eurasian Development Bank branch, the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Eurasian Economic Community; 28 representative of the Russian Federation; registered 17 national-cultural autonomies, 51 national-cultural associations, 20 local associations

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St. Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Svetlanovsky area

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Svetlanovsky area – one of the largest areas of St. Petersburg, a major transport hub. It is formed by the intersection of Engels Prospect Avenue testers, 2nd Murinsky Svetlanovsky and prospectuses. Officially awarded the title October 6, 1975 and comes from a nearby factory “Svetlana”.

The appearance of the area is formed by three buildings, arranged in a semicircle – house 21, 23 and 25 on Prospect Engels. They represent a single architectural ensemble, associate Pilaster large order.

Authors – architects Belov VF, Savkevich MP, LL Schroeter (1950). radiopolitehnikum located now in the main building – St. Petersburg electronics engineering school, the other two – the former Svetlanovsky department store (now – the number of commercial establishments) and laboratory building association “Svetlana”.

On the other side of the square there is a dense housing, two similar buildings (1959-1961 years) on the even side of Engels Prospect separated from the roadway Prospect small squares, in the center circle area is also a green area.

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