Add to favorite
18 August

Dates in History
1914—Saint-Petersburg, current capital of Russia, is renamed Petrograd.
When World War I breaks out the last Russian emperor Nikolay II on a wave of antigerman propagation by highest order renames Saint-Petersburg Petrograd, which is a mere translation of the name into Russian.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Vandalism  Moscow Museums  Moscow Houses  contemporary art  Russian billionaires  Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant  Russian festivals  Ivan Krylov  Moscow  Russian Film Distribution  Inside-out world  Yury Tolstoy  music  Art Moscow  Monuments in Moscow  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Russian oil and gas industry   Vera Khlebnikov  Lyudmila Gurchenko  Vologda region  Evgeny Pluschenko  Pskov Region  Exhibition in St. Petersburg  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Boris Nemtsov  Festivals in Moscow  Mariinsky theatre  Russian Cinema  Russian regions  Sergey Kovalev  travel to Russia  Film Distribution  Kostroma Museums  Monuments to People  Russian tourism  Exhibitions in Moscow  Amur Region  Russian business  Chulpan Khamatova  Russia's gas reserves  Rambler  Festivals in Saint Petersburg  Russian transportation  Inal Sheripov  policemen  Pskov  St. Petersburg  VTB  Moscow City Museum Association  Konstantin Lopushansky 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites