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Old 22-04-2014, 01:33 PM   #72
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Arkhangelsk sometimes Archangel, is a city and the administrative center of Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia. It lies on both banks of the Northern Dvina River near its exit into the White Sea, in the north of European Russia..The area where Arkhangelsk is situated was known to the Vikings as Bjarmaland. Ohthere of HÃ¥logaland told from his travels circa 890 of an area by a river and the White Sea with many buildings.. This was probably the place later known as Arkhangelsk.. According to Snorri Sturluson, there was a Viking raid on this area in 1027, led by Thorir Hund..Twinned with Portland, Maine, United States (since 1988)..Sukhumi, Abkhazia/Georgia (since 2011)..An unusual example of local "vernacular architecture" was the so-called Sutyagin house.. This 13-story, 44-meter (144 ft) tall residence of the local entrepreneur Nikolay Petrovich Sutyagin was reported to be the world's, or at least Russia's, tallest wooden house..Russian North, and, in particular, the area of Arkhangelsk, is notable for its folklore. Until the mid-20th century, fairy tales and bylinas were still performed on the daily basis by performers who became professionals...

During both world wars, Arkhangelsk was a major port of entry for Allied aid. During World War II, the city became known in the West as one of the two main destinations (along with Murmansk) of the Arctic Convoys bringing supplies to assist the Russians who were cut off from their normal supply lines. During Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, Archangelsk was one of two cities (the other being Astrakhan) selected to mark the envisaged eastern limit of Nazi control. This military operation was to be halted at this A-A line but never reached it in reality as the German forces failed to capture either of the two cities and also failed to capture Moscow..Today, Arkhangelsk remains a major seaport, now open year-round due to improvements in icebreakers. The city is primarily a center for the timber and fishing industries..On March 16, 2004, 58 people were killed in an explosion at an apartment block in the city..
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