Sovetsk


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Sovetsk

(Russian saˈvjɛtsk)
n
(Placename) a town in W Russia, in the Kaliningrad Region on the Neman River: scene of the signing of the treaty (1807) between Napoleon I and Tsar Alexander I; passed from East Prussia to the Soviet Union in 1945. Former name (until 1945): Tilsit
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A set of 2 original antique maps that can be joined together to one very large 2-sheet map of an area of Lithuania and Eastern Prussia (Russian province of Kaliningrad) stretching from Klaipeda (Memel) in the north to Goldap in the south (a town on the Polish--Russian (Kaliningrad) border, Tilsit (Sovetsk) and Gumbinnen (Gusev).
"To capitalize on the favorable growth in the Russian market and further strengthen SCA's market-leading position, a decision was made to invest approximately SEK 1.2 billion in a second tissue machine in Sovetsk, Russia.
It complements SCA's Sovetsk tissue plant, which is located in the same region and was inaugurated in February 2010.
In June 1807, after the Russians had been pulverised at Friedland, the French cavalry occupied Tilsit (later Sovetsk) on the River Nieman, the border between Prussian and Russian territory in Poland.
(46) It would also explain why the northernmost outliers on the distribution map for Werner's class I B fibulae--Linkuhnen (10) and Sovetsk (16)--exhibit the scrollwork typical of the Balkan and Transylvanian brooches rather than the geometric decoration of specimens from Hungary and Greece.