Estonia–Russia border
The Estonia–Russia border is the international border between Estonia and Russia. The border is 294 kilometres (183 mi) long. In its present form, it has not changed since 1945, when Estonia beca...
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Gulf of Finland
The Gulf of Finland (Finnish: Suomenlahti; Estonian: Soome laht; Russian: Фи́нский зали́в, Finskiy zaliv; [ˈfʲinskʲɪj zɐˈlʲif]; Swedish: Finska viken) is the easternmost arm of the B...
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Narva Reservoir
Narva Reservoir (Estonian: Narva veehoidla, Russian: На́рвское водохрани́лище) is a reservoir by Narva River, shared by Russia and Estonia.The reservoir was constructed during 1955-1956, durin...
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Rohusi
Rohusi is an island and a village in Jõelähtme Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia, located in the Kolga Bay. Since 1998, when a company owned by Tiit Vähi OÜ Merilaine bought it, the island has ...
Treaty of Tartu (Russian–Estonian)
Tartu Peace Treaty (Estonian: Tartu rahu, literally "Tartu peace") or Treaty of Tartu is a peace treaty between Estonia and Soviet Russia signed on February 2, 1920 ending the Estonian War of Inde...
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Vaindloo
Vaindloo (alternately: Vaindloo saar, Swedish: Stenskär) is a small island located in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea, belonging to the country of Estonia. Its coordinates are 59°48′51″N 26°21′4...
New Sea Passenger port
The New Sea Passenger port of the Marine Facade was completed on 27 May 2011 and was officially handed over to the city government of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is located on reclaimed alluvial terr...
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European Russia
The term "European Russia" was used in the Russian Empire to refer to traditional East Slavic territories under Russian control, including what is now Belarus and most of Ukraine (Dnieper Ukraine).Rus...
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Koidula, Põlva County
Koidula is a village in Värska Parish, Põlva County, in southeastern Estonia, on the border with Russia. It's located few kilometeres northwest of Russian town Pechory. Koidula is the border crossing ...
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History of Saint Petersburg
Founded by Tsar Peter the Great on 27 May 1703, Saint Petersburg was capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (1712–1728, 1732–1918). St. Petersburg ceased being the capital in 19...
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Narva River
The Narva (Estonian: Narva jõgi, Russian: Нарва) (or Narova) is a river flowing into the Baltic Sea, the largest river in Estonia by discharge. Draining Lake Peipsi, the river forms the borde...
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Sesniki
Sesniki is a village in Värska Parish, Põlva County in southeastern Estonia.Sesniki and its neighbouring villages (Kundruse, Litvina, Pattina, Perdaku, Saabolda, Saatse, Samarina] and Ulitina) are ...
Operation Tanne Ost
Operation Tanne Ost ("Fir East") was a German operation during World War II to capture the island Suursaari (Swedish Hogland, Russian Gogland) in the Gulf of Finland before it could fall into Soviet h...
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Saatse Boot
The Saatse Boot (Estonian: Saatse saabas) is an area of Russian territory of 115 ha (280 acres) that extends through the road between the Estonian villages of Lutepää and Sesniki (themselves ...
Rammu
Rammu is an island and a non-populated village in Jõelähtme Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia.
Pakri Islands
Pakri Islands (Estonian: Pakri saared, Swedish: Rågöarna) are two Estonian islands in the Finnish Gulf: Suur-Pakri and Väike-Pakri (Swedish: Stora Rågö and Lilla Rågö). Administratively th...
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Lake Peipus
Lake Peipus, (Estonian: Peipsi järv, Pihkva järv; Russian: Псковско-Чудское озеро (Pskovsko-Chudskoe ozero), German: Peipussee) is the biggest transboundary lake in Europe on the border be...
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Battle of Kronstadt
The Battle of Kronstadt (Russian: Battle of Krasnaya Gorka or Красногорское сражение) was a naval battle fought in the Gulf of Finland west of Kronstadt on 3–4 June 1790. The Swedish naval forces ...
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Piusa River
The Piusa (Russian: Пиуза, Пимжа) is a river in Southeastern Estonia and, for the last 14 km before draining into Lake Pihkva, in Pskov Oblast, Russia. For a 17-km-long section near Pechory P...
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Battle of Hogland (1713)
The Action of 22 July 1713 was a naval battle between Sweden and the Tsardom of Russia which took place on 22 July 1713 near the shallows of Kalbådagrund. It was an indecisive engagement, part of the ...
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Ivangorod
Ivangorod (Russian: Иванго́род; Estonian: Jaanilinn; Votic: Jaanilidna), also known as Ivan-Gorod (Ива́н-Го́род), is a town in Kingiseppsky District of Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located on...
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Battle of Hogland
The naval Battle of Hogland took place on 17 July (6 July OS) 1788 during the Russo-Swedish War (1788-1790).
On the outbreak of war with Russia in 1788, Sweden planned to attack the Russian capit...
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History of Estonia
The history of Estonia is a part of the history of Europe. Estonia was settled near the end of the last glacial era, beginning from around 8500 BC. Before the Germans invaded in the 13th century prot...
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Marine Facade
The Sea (Marine) Facade is a project of additional expansion of St. Petersburg, on Vasilievsky Island at the Neva river's mouth.In these new territories the New Sea Passenger port will be created alon...
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Koidula railway station
Koidula railway station (Estonian: Koidula raudteejaam) is a railway station in Koidula, Estonia, on the Russian border. It merges the Tartu–Pechory and Valga–Pechory railways just before the Russ...
Pedassaar
Pedassaar is an island in the Gulf of Finland belonging to Estonia.
25°23′E / 59.517°N 25.383°E / 59.517; 25.383
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Siege of Leningrad
The Siege of Leningrad, also known as the Leningrad Blockade (Russian: блокада Ленинграда, transliteration: blokada Leningrada) was a prolonged military operation undertaken by the German Army Gro...
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