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Worship cross
St. Petersburg

 In the world war, in 1941 -1944 year, the blockade of Leningrad in this place was the front. In the last few years are being actively search for the dead and the reburial. (Finally!).

This is not somewhere, South-West of St. Petersburg, in one kilometer from my house, under the window.

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Copyright: Alexey Klement
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Taken: 01/02/2013
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更新: 16/10/2014
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Tags: leningrad; blockade; world war; religion; reburial
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