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Lazarevskaya Burial Vault

LAZAREVSKAYA BURIAL VAULT, St. Lazarus’ Church within the ensemble of Alexander Nevsky Lavra. A small stone church (so-called tent) was built in 1717 behind the altar of the Holy Annunciation Church for the burial of Natalia Alexeevna (in 1723

Le Blond J.B. (1679-1719), architect.

LE BLOND Jean-Baptiste Alexander (1679-1719, St. Petersburg), French architect, expert on the theory and practice of landscape art, and engineer. In 1716, he came to St

Lebedev E.A., (1917-1997), actor

LEBEDEV Evgeny Alexeevich (1917-1997, St. Petersburg), actor, People's Artist of the USSR (1968), Hero of Socialist Labor (1987), Honorary Citizen of St. Petersburg (1996). Graduated from Moscow Central School of Dramatic Art (1940)

Lebedev N. I. (1897-1989), film director

LEBEDEV Nikolay Ivanovich (1897 - 1989, Leningrad), film director, People's Artist of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic in 1969. He graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Screen Arts as an actor in 1925

Lebedev S.V., (1874-1934), chemist

LEBEDEV Sergey Vasilievich (1874-1934), chemist, member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1932). Graduated from the Department of Natural Science of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the University of St. Petersburg in 1900

Lebedev V.V., (1891-1967), Artist

LEBEDEV Vladimir Vasilievich (1891, St. Petersburg - 1967) painter and graphic artist, people's artist of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1966), corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR from 1967

Lebyazhy Bridges

LEBYAZHY BRIDGES, two bridges spanning Lebyazhy Canal. The Nizhne-Lebyazhy Bridge (Lower Lebyazhy Bridge, formerly the first Tsaritsynsky, after Tsaritsyn Medow, see the Field of Mars) is on the Moika River Embankment

Lebyazhy Canal

Lebyazhy Canal (the Swan Canal) was dug from the Bolshaya Neva River to the Moika River between the Field of Mars and Summer Garden in 1711-19. In 1778, the Canal received its name from swans that lived there and in adjacent ponds (in particular

Lebyazhy Pond

LEBYAZY POND (Swan Pond), an artificial pear-shaped reservoir located in the western part of Krestovsky Island in Primorsky Victory Park. It received its name from swans living in the pond. Its design was finalized in the middle of the 20th century

Legislative Assembly

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (6 St. Isaac's Square), the top legislative organ of state power in St. Petersburg elected for 4 years. The Assembly is comprised of 50 deputies and is located in Mariinsky Palace

Leiner's Restaurant

LEINER'S RESTAURANT. Opened circa 1885 at 18 Nevsky Prospect by entrepreneur F.O. Leiner; after his death, the restaurant went to his widow V. Leiner. In the late 19th century, Leiner's was a sort of an artistic club


LENENERGO (1 Field of Mars), an open joint-stock company supplying electric power and heating to citizens of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region. It was founded in 1918 for management of nationalised city power stations and was called OGES


LENEXPO (103 Bolshoy Avenue of Vasilievsky Island), open joint-stock company (from 1993), leading Russian exhibition company. Founded in 1968 in preparation for the International INRYBPROM exhibition

Lenfilm, Film Studio

LENFILM (10 Kamennoostrovsky Avenue), film studio. Founded in 1918 as the Petrograd Cinema Committee under the People's Commissariat of Education (see also under Cinema). Its first feature film was Integration (Uplotnenie), written by A. V

Lenin Museum

LENIN MUSEUM, operated in 1937-92 (until 1990 the museum was the Leningrad branch of the Central Lenin Museum in Moscow) in the Marble Palace, where by the early 1990s 34 halls showed over 10,000 various exhibits

Lenin V.I. (1870-1924), revolutionary, statesman

LENIN (real name Ulyanov) Vladimir Ilyich (1870-1924), political figure, statesman and writer. Upon graduating from the Simbirsk Gymnasium (1887), he entered the Faculty of Law of Kazan University; in the same year got involved in student protests

Lenin, Monuments to (entry)

V.I. LENIN, MONUMENTS TO. After the death of V.I. Ulyanov (Lenin) in 1924, the Soviet People's Commissariat issued a decree to immortalise the memory of the creator of the Soviet Government

Lenina Square

LENINA SQUARE, at the intersection of Arsenalnaya Embankment and Botkinskaya Street. Named in 1924 in memory of V.I. Lenin's visit to Petrograd in April 1917; known as Lenina Alley until 1946

Lenina Street

LENINA STREET, running between Sytninskaya Street and Levashovsky Avenue, on the Petrogradskaya Side. Known as Shirokaya Street until 1923. In 1956, it included the former Y. Kalinina Street (until 1923, Matveevskaya Street)

Leninets, holding

LENINETS (212 Moskovsky Avenue), the first holding company in Russia founded in 1992 on the basis of enterprises specialising in development and manufacture of radio electronics


LENINGRAD, the official name of St. Petersburg as of 26 January 1924, initiated by Petrograd Soviet and adopted by the decree of the Second Congress of the Soviets of the USSR after the death of V.I. Lenin; the actual initiator of the decree was G.E

Leningrad Affair

LENINGRAD AFFAIR, the term for a series of political processes that arose over the course of an internal party fight for power between G.M. Malenkov and L.P. Beria, and between A.A. Zhdanov and A.A. Kuznetsov

Leningrad City Committee of All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks)

LENINGRAD CITY COMMITTEE OF THE ALL-UNION COMMUNIST PARTY (BOLSHEVIKS) - Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Leningrad City Committee) was the leading organ of the Leningrad City Organization of the Communist Party

Leningrad Defence and Blockade Museum

LENINGRAD DEFENCE AND BLOCKADE MUSEUM, State Memorial (9 Solyanoy Lane) was established in the early 1942 by the decree of the Military Soviet of the Leningrad Front and of the City Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) as the

Leningrad Front

LENINGRAD FRONT. Joint USSR armed forces during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-45 fighting against German and Finnish troops in Leningrad Region and in Estonia

Leningrad Headquarters for Partisan Operations

LENINGRAD HEADQUARTERS FOR PARTISAN OPERATIONS. Established on 27 September 1941 under the Leningrad Regional Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (of Bolsheviks), headed by M. N. Nikitin, Secretary of the Regional Committee)

Leningrad Metallurgic Plant (LMP)

LENINGRAD METALLURGIC PLANT (LMP) (18 Sverdlovskaya Embankment), open joint-stock company, the largest pipe-building enterprise of the country. It was founded in 1857 by merchant S.N. Rasteryaev, St

Leningrad Panorama, journal

LENINGRADSKAYA PANORAMA (The Leningrad Panorama), a monthly illustrated journal of the Leningrad City and Regional Soviets of People's Deputies. In 1982 replaced the journal Stroitelstvo i arhitektura Leningrada, from 1991 was known as St

Leningrad Popular Front

LENINGRAD POPULAR FRONT was the most numerous (with some 7,000 participants) social and political union of Leningrad of the period of Perestroika. The organization was established at the congress held on 17-18 June 1989

Leningrad Provincial Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolshevik)

LENINGRAD PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE OF THE ALL-UNION COMMUNIST PARTY (BOLSHEVIK) [before 1924, it was called Petrograd Provincial Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers' Party (Bolshevik)- the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik)- the

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