Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Moscow streets: The heroes of 1812. Part I


Gorokhova Ekaterina
20.03.2012, 10:00
The Voice of Russia World Service continues a series of programs timed for the bicentenary of Russia’s Victory in the 1812 war against Napoleon. In this program, we acquaint you with Moscow streets that were named after the heroes of the 1812 Patriotic War.
The Voice of Russia World Service continues a series of programs timed for the bicentenary of Russia’s Victory in the 1812 war against Napoleon. In this program, we acquaint you with Moscow streets that were named after the heroes of the 1812 Patriotic War.Moscow treasures the memories of those who fought against Napoleon’s invasion in the 1812 war. The names of the 1812 heroes are perpetuated in streets, avenues, cinemas, metro stations and memorials that adorn roadsides and squares in both Moscow and the rest of Russia.

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