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Pei·pus

 (pī′pəs), Lake
A lake of north-central Europe between eastern Estonia and northwest Russia. Alexander Nevski defeated the Teutonic Knights on the frozen lake in 1242.
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Peipus

(ˈpaɪpəs)
n
(Placename) a lake in W Russia, on the boundary with Estonia: drains into the Gulf of Finland. Area: 3512 sq km (1356 sq miles). Russian name: Chudskoye Ozero
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Pei•pus

(ˈpaɪ pəs)

n.
a lake in N Europe, on the border between Estonia and the W Russian Federation. 93 mi. (150 km) long; 356 sq. mi. (920 sq. km).Russian, Chudskoye Ozero. Estonian, Peip•si (ˈpeɪp si)
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(41) It contains most of Estonia's energy resources, primarily oil shale, and is bounded to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the south by Lake Peipus (shared with Russia), and to the east by Russia itself.
After Estonia became an independent country, the Narva (Narova) River and Lake Peipus once again divided East from West, thereby returning to the era when this territory was gradually conquered beginning in the early thirteenth century.
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I would also like to highlight that it is not only about islands, because eastern Estonia is also very special with its Lake Peipus. This is the biggest trans-boundary lake in Europe, on the border between Estonia --in the EU -- and Russia.
Which Russian Grand Duke defeated the Teutonic Knights on frozen Lake Peipus? 10.
(28) No II D fibulae have so far been found further to the north, in south-eastern Estonia or around Lake Peipus, a region otherwise known for exceptional imports from Byzantium (Quast et al.
Another group from Russia, Russian Old Believers, came to Estonia starting from the late 17th century and settled mainly on the western coast of the Lake Peipus. Religion had been a basis for the Lake Peipus Old Believers' identity for centuries.
But if you know you are going to spend two days at Lake Peipus you can do it.
The grand offensive of the Red Army beginning on January 14, 1944 pushed the German forces back from Leningrad, and the Red Army liberated the areas on the eastern side of Lake Peipus. Once again, war had reached Estonian territory.
Due to mining technology, the level of subsoil water is lowered below the level of oil-shale stratum, and the water pumped out is directed through outlet ditches and rivers (Ojamaa, Rannapungerja, Puhajogi, Mustajogi Rivers, and Raudi Channel) mainly into the Gulf of Finland, but also into Lake Peipus [5].
Hitler was leaning across the table when General Heusinger concluded his report: "...and if the army group around Lake Peipus is not withdrawn immediately, there will be a catastrophe." At this precise moment the entire conference room was engulfed in a blinding flash of flame and a sound was heard like a roaring train.