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Kamennogorsk print that page

It is the oldest community on the territory of Leningrad Oblast . In the 14th-17th centuries Antrea was a main administrative center of Karelian settlements on Upper Vuoksa . The name comes from Lutheran community founded in the XVII century and the church of Saint Andrew. Before 1939 trade

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Viipuri Province print that page

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Coat of arms Capital Viipuri ¹ President  - 1918-1920 Antti Verner Hackzell  - 1925-1944 Arvo Manner History  -  Established December 6 1743  -  Moscow Peace Treaty March 21, 1940  -  Moscow Armistice September 19, 1944  -  Paris Peace Treaty

Vyborg–Joensuu railroad print that page

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railway with 1,524 mm (5 ft)  broad gauge , which used to link Joensuu , Sortavala , Hiitola , Antrea (now Kamennogorsk) and Viipuri ( Vyborg ). Originally built in 1892-1894 by Finnish State Railways in the Grand Duchy of Finland , in the 1940s most of the railway up to Niirala was

Finnish Civil War print that page

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The Finnish Civil War ( Finnish : Suomen sisällissota ; Swedish : Finska inbördeskriget ) was a part of the national, political and social turmoil caused by World War I (1914–1918) in Europe. The Civil War concerned control and leadership of The Grand Duchy of Finland as it achieved

History of rail transport in Finland print that page

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The history of rail transport in Finland began on January 31 1862 , with the opening of the railway line between Helsinki and Hämeenlinna . By 1900 most of the future main lines had been constructed, including the line to St. Petersburg. [ 1 ] By the time of the birth of the new Finnish

History of Finland print that page

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The land area that now makes up Finland was settled immediately after the Ice Age , beginning from around 8500 BCE . Most of the region was part of the Kingdom of Sweden from the 13th century to 1809, when it was ceded to the Russian Empire , becoming the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland

Karelian Isthmus print that page

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The Karelian Isthmus ( Russian : Карельский перешеек ) is the approximately 45–110 km wide stretch of land, situated between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia , to the north of the River Neva (between 61°21’N, 59°46’N and 27°42’E,

Losevo, Leningrad Oblast print that page

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construction of Saint Petersburg-Khiytola railroad, Kiviniemi was an important river port connected to Antrea ( Kamennogorsk ), Käkisalmi ( Priozersk ), and Taipale ( Solovyovo ). In 1917, the railroad was constructed, and a railway bridge passed over the rapids. [ edit ] External links

Matti Kekki print that page

Born to farmer Matti Kekki, and Anna Suni. He graduated in 1890 . Kekki resided in Vyborg , the eastern provincial electoral district. He was represented in 1910 for the Nuorsuomalainen Puolue and from 1919–1921, the Progress Party. Kekki worked as a farmer in Vyborg for the rest of

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Antti Litja print that page

Litja entered film in 1960 and has made over 60 Finnish film and TV appearances to date. A prominent figure in Finnish film in the 1970s and 1980s since the mid 1990s he has become mostly an actor on television appearing on a number of series. Litja played the main character in the 1977

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