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St Petersburg's Leningrad Zoo
St Petersburg’s Leningrad Zoo

First completed in 1865, the Leningrad Zoo has had its ups and downs over the past nearly century and a half. It isn’t equal to the world-class zoos such as those in San Diego and the Bronx. Still, it is a great sight to see in St. Petersburg. In 1873 it was taken over by […]

Saint Petersburg's Battleship Aurora
St Petersburg, Russia Battleship Aurora

Completed in 1900, the Aurora was destined for fame. One of the few survivors of the Tsushima battle of the Russo-Japan war in 1905, it would go on to feature prominently in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The signal to storm the Winter Palace was a shot fired from her decks. Though damaged during WWII, […]

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