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  Pskov, Russia (Capital) - LoveToKnow 1911
Pskov, formerly the sister republic of Novgorod, and one of the oldest cities of Russia, maintained its independence and its free institutions until the,6th century, being thus the last to be brought under the rule of Moscow.
Pskov being an important strategic point, its possession was obstinately disputed between the Russians and the Germans and Lithuanians throughout the 11th and 12th centuries.
Pskov became a stronghold of Russia against Poland, and was besieged (1581) for seven months by Stephen Bathory during the Livonian War, and in 1615 by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Pskov,_Russia_(Capital)   (809 words)

 Informat.io on Pskov
Pskov (Russian: Псков, ancient spelling Пльсковъ; Estonian: Pihkva; German: Pleskau; Lithuanian: Pleskava; Polish: Psków) is an ancient Russian city, located in the north-west of Russia about 70 km east from the Estonian border, on the river Velikaya, at 57°49′N 28°20′E The city of Pskov serves as the administrative center of Pskov Oblast.
Pskov's independence was formally recognized by Novgorod in 1348.
Pskov is exceedingly rich in tiny, squat, picturesque churches, dating mainly from the 15th and the 16th centuries.
www.informat.io /?title=Pskov   (833 words)

 Pskov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pskov (Russian: Псков, ancient spelling Пльсковъ; Estonian: Pihkva; German: Pleskau; Lithuanian: Pleskava) is an ancient city, located in the north-west of Russia about 20 km east from the Estonian border, on the river Velikaya.
The city of Pskov serves as the administrative center of Pskov Oblast.
For Russia, the Pskov Republic was a bridge towards Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pskov   (929 words)

 Pskov. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It was capital of Pskov Republic from 1348 to 1510 and had a form of government similar to that of Novgorod.
The railroad station at Pskov was the scene (1917) of the abdication of Nicholas II.
The historic core of Pskov is the inner walled city, containing a kremlin (12th–16th cent.), with towers in the Byzantine style, a cathedral, and numerous medieval churches and monasteries.
www.bartleby.com /65/ps/Pskov.html   (248 words)

 Pskov Hotels.
The Pskov Region has internal borders with the Novgorod and Leningrad Regions of the north-west zone, and with the Tver and Smolensk Regions of the central zone of Russia; external borders with Belarus (352 km long), Estonia (249 km) and Latvia (270 km).
The region is situated at the crossroads of the motorways and railways connecting Moscow with Riga and Tallinn, and St. Petersburg with Riga and Kiev.
The region's capital, the city of Pskov, is located equidistant from St.-Petersburg (250 km), Tallinn (280 km) and Riga (260 km), and in 600 km from Moscow.
www.hotels-russia.info /pskov.htm   (395 words)

 Official site of Pskov region
The waterway was the main trade route of Pskov and provided connection to the European countries.
The Pskov Region today – a subject of the Russian Federation – is a territory in the northwest Russia of 55.3 ths sq.
The distance from Pskov to Moscow is 689 km, and to St. Petersburg it is 280 km.
www.pskov.ru /en   (228 words)

 pskovjudicial - Title
If some Pskov man [suffers] a theft in Pskov or in the adjacent districts or in a village in the countryside, then [he must] declare [the theft] to the elders, or to neighbors, or to other outsiders.
And Pskov judges and the city mayors and elders of the adjacent districts are to kiss the cross [to swear that] they will judge justly according to their oath, and if they do not judge justly, may God judge them on the Day of Judgment [lit., terrible day] at the second coming of Christ.
If some Pskov man obtains a charter from the prince and from the mayor [in connection with his travel] abroad on his own business, then from such a charter the prince's scribe is to take [one] denga, and [one] denga for the seal.
web.grinnell.edu /individuals/kaiser/pskovjudicial.html   (4527 words)

 [Russia 1: culture]
In the 14th century, in the period of the formation of the Pskov independent republic (1348), the stone fortifications were beeing built rapidly.
Among the surviving 17th century Pskov civil buildings are the mighty Pogankin's house and the yard of Menshikov merchant (Pechencp's house).
Pskov is one of the most interesting museum-cities of our country, a gloriou's monument to its age-old-history.
www.russia-hc.ru /eng/culture/pskov/pskov1.cfm   (492 words)

 Pskov Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The terrain of the Pskov region is mostly flat.
Pskov city  is the regional center of economic and cultural activities.
The distant to Pskov is 4 hours from the cities of St. Petersburg and Tallinn (Estonia), and 12 hours (by train) from Moscow.
www.caravella.psc.ru /pskov_reg.html   (255 words)

The 16th-century Pskov Virgin from the Deesis is an excellent example of not only Pskov school of icon painting, but also of the changes that began to occur in icon painting in general around the 15th-16th centuries.
Pskov icons are known for three distinguishing colors: a deep crimson-like red, a bright yellow, and particularly a deep, dark, emerald green.
Pskov iconographers are also known for their intentional deformation of lines and planes, specifically using straight lines to depict curves.
www.rollins.edu /Foreign_Lang/Russian/virdees.html   (762 words)

 Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Of The Pskov Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Pskov region was established in June 1993 on initiative of business circles of the Pskov region and from this moment its activity began.
The region of activity of CCI is Pskov and the Pskov region.
The city of Pskov and the Pskov region are representing a good opportunity for a favourable attraction of investments, for conducting of export-import transactions, realization of joint scientific and technical projects and programs.
www.cci.pskov.ru /en/index.html   (226 words)

 Pskov > Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Pskov was one of the biggest city of Russia and Europe.
The symbol of Pskov's freedom - big veche's bell was removed from it's place at the wall of Dowmontov town and executed - it's clapper has been torn at the veche's square.
July 22, 1944 Pskov was relieved by elements of 128 infantry division of 42 Soviet Army.
www.nortfort.ru /pskov/index_e.html   (823 words)

 PSKOV SCHOOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The history of old Pskov was always connected with the struggle for independence.
Pskov icons display less sophistication and artistry in execution than those of Novgorod, but they show a greater degree of poetic inspiration.
The earliest Pskov icons were monumental but the painters skillfully used intense colors (different from the toned-down colors of Kievan School) and created compositions with a strong rhythmic quality, often sacrificing the elegance of proportions to the dynamism of action.
www.rollins.edu /Foreign_Lang/Russian/pskov.html   (264 words)

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Pskov was destroyed and conquered so many times, that it's a wonder it is still around.
Pskov developed its own medieval iconographic style and distinctive whitewashed church architecture.
Pskov presently is the home of contemporary iconographers Fr.
www.iconsexplained.com /iec/03000_pskov.htm   (388 words)

Pskov is divided into 24 administrative districts and has two major economic centers, the city of Pskov in the central part of the region (pop.
According to Pskov officials, privatization in the region was completed in 1995; currently almost all of the companies in the Pskov region are private firms.
Pskov Government officials and local businesses have a joint project with the U.S. firm, Ocean Spray, to grow cranberries in the Pskov region using U.S. technology.
www.russiancouncil.org /reports/pskov1.htm   (1130 words)

 Guide to Russia || Pskov Region || Pskov
Ivan the Terrible, Pskov managed to avoid the fate of the neighboring Novgorod, which was plundered by the troops sent for this purpose by Ivan.
Why to visit Pskov: Pskov and close surroundings are famous for their unique monuments of art and architecture, which are created in special Pskov style in 11th-17th centuries.
Another saint, Nikandr of Pskov, a founder of Nikandr Monastery and one of the most adored Pskov saints, also was a native of Videleb'e.
www.mccme.ru /putevod/60/Pskov/pskov_en.html   (3448 words)

Pskov Regional Branch of Russian Children's Foundation is a non-governmental non-profit public charitable organization founded in February 26, 1988.
Pskov Children's Foundation (PCF) raises funds for developing children's abilities, preparing them to the further independent life and creating comfortable conditions in the boarding schools/orphanages/asylums.
Pskov Children's Foundation organizes different trips, visiting of concerts, circus and theaters for children with disabilities from boarding schools and orphanages.
ngo.pskov.ru /df/en/work.htm   (1806 words)

 Pskov Cuirassiers Leib-Cuirassier cuirasses French   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In this the Pskov Regiment was given the number 4 on 18 August 1882.
According to their commander, “in the Pskov Regiment there arose a burning desire to recover for themselves a true military distinction—cuirasses taken in battle.” On 22 April 1898, Litvinov sent Report No. 1280 to the commander of the 2nd Cavalry Division, Major General P.N. Bazhenov.
Between the cross’s arms on a fl rosette was the monogram of Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich under the crown of Monomakh, the monogram of Emperor Alexander II under an imperial crown, and the jubilee dates “1668-1868.” In the center of the cross was a pink enamel circle surrounded by a green wreath intertwined with silver ribbon.
home.comcast.net /~markconrad/PskovCuir4-13.htm   (3800 words)

 Informational bulletin, volume 13
Pskov project experts share their findings and practical outcomes during an indoor training session followed by discussions on the project's demonstration polygons.
The Pskov project's work was highly evaluated, especially in the field of forest management planning and creating new instructions for forest regeneration and thinning operations.
The Pskov Model Forest and the Pskov State TV and Radio Company started a new joint project devoted to the 1100th anniversary of the city of Pskov, which is celebrated next year.
www.wwf.ru /pskov/eng/bull/bull13/13.htm   (2011 words)

 Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Of The Pskov Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
At present the Pskov region is a territory with an area of 55,3 thousand км2, located in the northwest of the Russian Federation.
Among transport services of Pskov the international airport for average main passenger-and-cargo planes by weight up to 250 tons and the river port connecting the region with ports of Estonia have to be mentioned.
Inhabitants of the Pskov region are proud of their century long history, they continue labour traditions of their grandfathers and great-grandfathers, they lived and live in peace with neighbours.
www.cci.pskov.ru /en/pskov.html   (1742 words)

 Pskov Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pskov Feudal Republic (Псковская феодальная республика in Russian) was a Russian medieval state between the second half of the 13th century and early 16th century.
After the disintegration of Kievan Rus in the 12th century, the city of Pskov with its surrounding territories along the Velikaya River, Chudskoye Lake, Pskovskoye Lake, and Narva River became a part of the Novgorod Republic.
The Novgorod boyars formally recognized Pskov's independence in the Treaty of Bolotovo (1348), relinquising their right to appoint the posadniks of Pskov.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pskov_Republic   (714 words)

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Major Ogon-Doganovskii’s 2nd Pskov Battalion, though, was in the summer of 1815 quartered in Dombrova in the Sokoly District of Bialystok Province and for winter moved to Rzhishchevo in the Kiev District of Kiev Province.
In the beginning of April the Pskov Regiment was to be used for state labor on the construction of the Vindav Canal and arrived at Shavkyany near the as yet unfinished canal.
In the Pskov Regiment, since it was in the Lithuania Inspectorate, the collar and cuffs were directed to be light green and the shoulder straps yellow.
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 North-West of Russia. (C) Copyright 1995, RUSphoto.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Pskov is the administrative center of a region located approximately 650 km to the north-west from Moscow on the border with Estonia.
Pskov is one of the oldest Russian cities; it was founded in IX century or earlier.
The area of Pskov region is 55,000 sq.km, population exceeds 800,000.
www.cs.toronto.edu /~mes/russia/sev-zap/regions/pskov.html   (220 words)

 Pskov, Russia, Pictures
Pskov, city, capital of Pskov Oblast, northwestern Russia, on the Velikaya River.
The city is an important railroad junction and the trade center of a flax-growing region.
Pskov was a dependency of Novgorod from 903 to 1348, when it became the seat of an independent and democratically governed state.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Pskov_city.html   (169 words)

 Region Pskov [Pskow]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Durch Pskov laufen große Waren- und Materialströme, die zwischen Russland und den baltischen Staaten gehandelt werden.
Die Administration Pskovs sieht ihre Aufgabe in der Anlockung der nationalen und ausländischen Investitionen.
Pskov hat ein großes wirtschaftliches Potenzial für die Zukunft, hier bestehen bereits heute ein gut entwickelter Banken- und Versicherungssektor, Stiftungen zur Unterstützung des Unternehmertums, eine Industrie- und Handelskammer.
alenos.piranho.de /regionen/pskov.htm   (531 words)

 Stora Enso - Pskov Model Forest
The Pskov Model Forest Project – co-sponsored by Stora Enso and managed by WWF Russia – aims to balance the economic, ecological and social sustainability of forestry in the Pskov Region in Northwest Russia.
The Pskov Model Forest tests Nordic forestry practices, such as public participation and the landscape ecological planning approach in forest management.
The Pskov Model Forest is located in a forest area leased by Stora Enso’s subsidiary STF Strug.
www.storaenso.com /CDAvgn/main/0,,1_-5236-11621-,00.html   (296 words)

 Daumantas of Pskov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until 1264 Daumantas was Duke of Nalšia, a Lithuanian land northeast of Šventoji River, and was an ally of King Mindaugas.
The Pskovians, led by Dovmont, joined their forced with the Novgorodians, led by Yaroslav and Alexander Nevsky's son Dmitry, and inflicted a crushing defeat on the knights in the Battle of Rakovor (1268, near modern-day Rakvere).
After the Russian Orthodox Church canonized him, he came to be regarded as a patron saint of Pskov (on the par with Vsevolod Mstislavich).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daumantas_of_Pskov   (743 words)

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