Volga-Don Canal imeni Lenina, Volgograd

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  • The Volga of Stalingrade channel currently Volgograd in Russia is a large hydraulic work. From the wharf of the canal you can see the monument of Lenin. It was in 1981.
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  • Gateway is located in the city can be reached by taxi or by public transport. Not very clear where more suitable, Yes close to impossible. Around the buildings of yesteryear, that eliminates the impression from the gateway. Perhaps the tour would give more information would come close and see the process of passing ship-barge-then went and we ran and tried to understand where to look-probably with the bridge but far
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  • The idea of connecting the Volga and the Don soared for several centuries. One of its first tried to translate the Sultan Selim 2 (the same son Hürrem Sultan) who hike into these steppes in the 16th centuries. In the end, only after 2mirovoj it has managed to implement. The Canal was built in an unprecedentedly short time: project approved in 1948, and in the summer of 1952 the year the object was delivered, total 4.5 years. For the formation of labour workers recruited nationwide channel was declared the all-Union Komsomol construction of Stalin that had attracted around half a million volunteers. Also maximum were engaged German prisoners of war and prisoners of the camps. The worst conditions were political prisoners. For criminals, and the Germans were some of the same concessions. For example, the first zaschityvali year three subject to the fulfilment of the plan for the 150% or higher. Only through the construction of the Canal passed 160 thousand prisoners, most of whom were killed. But this is a separate issue. Length of Channel 101 km, its route comprises 13 gateways: the first in Krasnoarmeysky district of Volgograd, 13-th-in the village of Pjatimorsk the Kalach town area. From 1952 to 1969, when ...
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