I. S. Konev, A. M. Vasilevsky, G. K. Zhukov, K. K. Rokossovsky, K. A. Meretskov, F. I. Tolbukhin, R. Y. Malinovsky, L. A. Govorov, A. I. Yeryomenko, I. K. Bagramyan

Front commanders

Front commanders in last stages of the war (silling, left to right): I. S. Konev, A. M. Vasilevsky, G. K. Zhukov, K. K. Rokossovsky, K. A. Meretskov (standing, left to right): F. I. Tolbukhin, R. Y. Malinovsky, L. A. Govorov, A. I. Yeryomenko and I. K. Bagramyan

J. V.Stalin, A. I. Antonov, S. M. Budyonny, N. A. Bulganin, A. M. Vasilevsky, K. E. Voroshilov, G. K. Zhukov, N. G. Kuznetsov, V. M. Molotov, S. K. Timoshenko, В. М. Shaposhnikov

J. V.Stalin, A. I. Antonov, S. M. Budyonny, N. A. Bulganin, A. M. Vasilevsky, K. E. Voroshilov, G. K. Zhukov, N. G. Kuznetsov, V. M. Molotov, S. K. Timoshenko,В. М. Shaposhnikov

Soviet statesmen and top commanders — members of the wartime General Staff HQ (left to right, from top):J. V.Stalin, A. I. Antonov, S. M. Budyonny, N. A. Bulganin, A. M. Vasilevsky, K. E. Voroshilov, G. K. Zhukov, N. G. Kuznetsov, V. M. Molotov, S. K. Timoshenko and В. М. Shaposhnikov

Pulkov Observatory

In 1942 the Pulkovo Observatory on the Pnlkovo Heights was utterly destroyed by fascist bombs and shells. In 1962 the Observatory, restored and reconstructed on new technical principles, carries out an extensive programme of astronomic investigations. The observatorv is stuated on the Pulkov Heights on the Pulkov meridian. It is the principal observatory of the…

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