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Leningrad a.k.a. Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal subject. It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914 the name of the city was changed from Saint Petersburg to Petrograd, in 1924 to Leningrad, and in 1991, back to Saint Petersburg.


  1. Leningrad, also known as Gruppirovka Leningrad and Bandformirovanie Leningrad, is a popular Russian rock band from Saint Petersburg, led by Sergey "Shnur" Shnurov.
  2. Leningrad a.k.a. Sergei Shnurov: Sergey Vladimirovich Shnurov is a Russian musician and songwriter, best known as Shnur, of the ska-punk band Leningrad which he formed in 1997 and was the frontman of till the end of 2008. In December 2008 the group disbanded, Shnur with some of its members forming Rubl.


Leningrad is a fictional character from the TV program Usavich.


  1. "Leningrad" is a 1989 song written and performed by American singer and songwriter Billy Joel. The song was originally released on his album Storm Front on the Columbia Records label, and went on to be released as a single. It was also released on his Greatest Hits, Vol. 3 compilation. The song title is derived from the former name of St. Petersburg, Russia.
  2. "Leningrad" a.k.a. "Symphony No. 7": Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60, was written c. 1939–40. Initially dedicated to the life and deeds of Vladimir Lenin, Shostakovich decided instead to dedicate the symphony to the city of Leningrad on its completion in December 1941. The work remains one of Shostakovich's best-known compositions.


  1. "Leningrad" is a book by Vsevolod Sergeevich Shvart͡s.
    • also known as "Leningrad: art and architecture"
  2. "Leningrad" is a book by Michael K Jones.
    • also known as "Leningrad: state of siege"
  3. "Leningrad" is a book by Pavel I͡Akovlevich Kann.
    • also known as "Leningrad: a short guide"
  4. "Leningrad" is a book by Wright Watts Miller.
  5. "Leningrad" is a book by Nigel Gosling.
    • also known as "Leningrad: history, art, architecture"

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Google previewRevolutn Of Environmnt Ils 175 (2013)

by Eric A Gutkind

Leningrad is a delta settlement founded in 17o3 and is the natural ...

Google previewThe Excluded Past (2013)

Archaeology in Education by Robert MacKenzie, Peter Stone

Other organizations A rather special role in the archaeological study circles in Leningrad is that assumed by the circle of young archaeologists at the State Hermitage Museum. The method of teaching used there is fundamentally different ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)

by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

Leningrad: Kolos (in Russian).

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2001)

Europe by Don Rubin, Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

The Leningrad (St Petersburg) Institute of Theatre, Music and ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers (2012)

by Stuart Brown, Diane Collinson, Robert Wilkinson, Wellcome Advanced Fellow in Clinical Science Imperial College London Member Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine Robert Wilkinson

d: 1978, Leningrad. Cat: Marxist dialectical materialist. Ints: Dialectical materialism; historical materialism; value theory. Educ: Moscow State University and the Communist Academy.

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Leningrad Meaning

Video shows what Leningrad means. The city of Saint Petersburg, from the time of Lenin's death in 1924 until 1991.. The oblast in Russia which surrounds, but ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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