Saint Petersburg. GuideISBN: 5-88654-150-0;
The founding of St Petersburg by Peter the Great in 1703, in the northwestern borderlands of the Russian state isolated from the oldest political and economic centres, was a major milestone in the historical transformation of medieval Rus' into a great European power. "A window on Europe", as it was dubbed by contemporaries, St Petersburg eventually became one of the most beautiful European cities, an important cultural and scientific centre, a veritable gem of the North of the continent. Издание на английском языке.
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