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(ˈlɛnɪnˌɡræd; Russian lɪninˈɡrat)
(Placename) the former name (1937–91) of Saint Petersburg
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(ˈlɛn ɪnˌgræd)

a former name (1924–91) of St. Petersburg (def. 1).
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Noun1.Leningrad - a city in the European part of RussiaLeningrad - a city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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[ˈlenɪngræd] N (Hist) → Leningrado m
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The Russian Centre of Science and Culture in association with Russian Society for Cooperation and Friendship with Nepal organized a photo exhibition 'Unconquered Hero City' to mark the 75th anniversary of the lifting of Leningrad Blockade and Victory Day.
As of May 1, 2019, 344 veterans of the Great Patriotic War, including 86 disabled veterans, 217 participants, 17 minor prisoners of concentration camps and 24 survivors of the Siege of Leningrad live in Kyrgyzstan, according to the Ministry of Social Development.
According to the order, the monthly amount of presidential pension for participants of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, persons who worked at facilities, institutions and organizations of Leningrad during the blockade of the city and awarded the "For the Defense of Leningrad" medal and the "Resident of Besieged Leningrad" badge (with the exception of war-disabled) will be increased by 10 percent on March 1, 2018.
The first 130 pages are a brief but brilliantly informative biography of the composer Shostakovich whose home was in Leningrad. His life has been subjected to Stalinist state misinformation as well as fraudulent speculative claims both of which sources are exposed and queried.
Before Hitler's Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in September 1941, Stalin was already killing his own people.
Summary: On July 7, at the Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region the production of a new range of Ford Focus vehicles started.
Health Minister Talantbek Batyraliyev visited Leningrad blockade veterans living in Kyrgyzstan and talked with them about their satisfaction with the medical care on December 13.
But it caused huge suffering to the people of Russia and especially Leningrad.
Focusing primarily on the experiences and perspectives of ordinary Soviet citizens, Leningrad: State of Siege presents a harrowing picture of life in the Soviet Union's second city during the course of its nine-hundred-day siege in the Second World War.
PETERSBURG, Dec 19, 2010 (TUR) -- Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Russian Federation announced 2011 as "Year of Turkey."
John Barber and Andrei Dzeniskevich, Life and Death in Besieged Leningrad, 1941-44, trans.

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