This day in 1682 tsar Peter the Great Russian throne. Exactly in 100 years , August, 7, (18) 1782 in Saint Petersburg the monument " Copper horseman " was solemnly opened. On ceremony there was Ekaterina II and all pick of the Petersburg society, a window and balconies of neighboring houses burst with the going gapers. On the square the whole regiment was set. To the sounds of an orchestra and drumbeat the boards closing the first monument of the Russian capital, synchronously have fallen, having presented to general look creation of Etjen-Maurise Falconet
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Culture news archive for 07 August' 2002.
Culture news archive for August' 2002.
Culture news archive for 2002 year.