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Varlaamovskaya tower Pskov Kremlin
Pskov

В месте, где стена Окольного города, достигнув реки, сворачивала на юг, к устью Псковы, стоит Варлаамовская башня. В октябре 1615 г. на нее была направлена вся мощь армии Густава II Адольфа. Артиллерийским огнём башня была разрушена и на какое-то время захвачена шведами. Однако псковичи собрались с силами и отбросили врага от стен Окольного города. Шведский король вынужден был отступить в Прибалтику и согласиться на продолжение мирных переговоров с московским правительством, закончившихся подписанием Столбовского мира в 1617 г.

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