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a city in western Russia on the Dnieper River; scene of severe fighting in World War II
City in Russia, centre of Smolensk oblast.
Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск, IPA: [smɐˈlʲensk] (listen)) is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360 kilometers (220 mi) west-southwest of Moscow. First mentioned in 863, it is one of the oldest cities in Russia. The city has been destroyed several times throughout its long history because it was on the invasion routes of various empires. Smolensk is known for its electronics, textiles, food processing, and diamond faceting industries.
Smolensk is a city in western Russia, located on the Dnieper River. It is one of the oldest cities in the country, known for its historic buildings, including a fortress wall and the Assumption Cathedral. Smolensk also played a significant role in Russian history, particularly during World War II. It currently serves as the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast.
Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360 kilometers west-southwest of Moscow. Population: 326,861; 325,137; 341,483. This walled city was destroyed several times throughout its long history since it was on the invasion routes of both Napoleon and Hitler. Today, Smolensk is noted for electronics, textiles, food processing, and diamond faceting.
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an ancient town of Russia, and capital of a government (1,412) of the same name, on the Dnieper, 244 m. SW. of Moscow; is surrounded by walls; has a fine cathedral, and is strongly fortified; carries on a good grain trade; here in 1812 Napoleon defeated the Russians under Barclay de Tolly and Bagration on his march to Moscow in August 1812.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A fortified town of Russia, capital of the government of the same name, 250 miles west-southwest from Moscow. The French in a most sanguinary engagement here were three times repulsed, but ultimately succeeded in entering Smolensk, and found the city which had been bombarded burning and partly in ruins, August 16-17, 1812. Barclay de Tolly, the Russian commander-in-chief, incurred the displeasure of the emperor Alexander because he retreated after the battle, and Kutusoff succeeded to the command.
The numerical value of smolensk in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of smolensk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
I don't want to rule on whether ... political enemies of the current Russian authorities, who accuse (them) of reaching the highest positions by using armed terror against their own population, are right - perhaps it's not true, but there is no doubt that the (Russian) attack on Georgia was one that was first preceded by internal sabotage, inside of Georgia. There's no doubt that what happened over Smolensk was aimed at depriving Poland of the leadership who led our nation towards independence.
After (the) Smolensk (plane crash), we can say that we were ... the first great victim of terrorism in the modern conflict, that's playing out right before our eyes.
It is my obligation to my mother and my brother to seek to change Poland with all my strength, to fix what is wrong here. It is also my duty towards Poland, we will continue all of our efforts, from trying to uncover the truth about the Smolensk tragedy to defending democracy which is threatened by the current rule and to combating the de-christianisation (of Poland).
We will continue all of our efforts, from trying to uncover the truth about the Smolensk tragedy to defending democracy which is threatened by the current rule and to combating the de-christianisation (of Poland).
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