The city became famous for its resistance during the Battle of Stalingrad against the German Army in World War II. It is often regarded as the largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare.
Although the city may have originated in 1555, documented evidence of Tsaritsyn located at the confluence of the Tsaritsa and Volga Rivers dates only from 1589. The fortress Sary Su (a local Tatar language name meaning: yellow water/river), was established to defend the unstable southern border of the country. It was located slightly above the mouth of the Tsaritsa River on the right bank. It soon became the nucleus of a trading settlement.
Large Martian craters (greater than 60km in diameter) are named after famous scientists and science fiction authors; smaller ones (less than 60km in diameter) get their names from towns on Earth. Craters cannot be named for living people, and small crater names are not intended to be commemorative - that is, a small crater isn't actually named after a specific town on Earth, but rather its name comes at random from a pool of terrestrial place names, with some exceptions made for craters near landing sites. Latitude and longitude are given as planetographic coordinates with west longitude.
At the beginning of the conversation, the President noted that, although the situation in the region is challenging, there are positive aspects related to development, and above all investment projects that are being implemented or planned in the VolgogradRegion... Volgograd Region.
Conscripts and volunteers who went to the military commissariat in Volgograd on Saturday shared their emotions after partial mobilisation began as part of the military operation in Ukraine. "[I feel] emptiness. Like a piece of my heart being torn apart and sent somewhere very far away," the sister of a mobilised man said ... .
) LUKOIL INVESTS INTO VOLGOGRAD CHP PLANT 2 MODERNIZATION ... LUKOIL-Volgogradenergo LLC (a wholly owned PJSC LUKOIL subsidiary) carries out a step-by-step modernization of the Volgograd combined heat and power plant 2 ... Modernization of the Volgograd CHP plant 2 will ensure trouble-free heat supply during peak demand of the cold season.
Construction of the 100 MW Sputnik solar plant in Russia's Volgograd oblast has been suspended and possibly canceled, due to Western sanctions imposed in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to sources.�� ... A spokesperson for the Volgograd regional government told ...
Moscow's ongoing special operation to demilitarize and de-Nazify Ukraine has been accompanied by Ukrainian artillery and missile attacks against Russian regions which border on the country, and plots organized by the Ukrainian security services deep inside Russia targeting both military and civilian infrastructure ....
NARVA, Estonia (AP) — For weeks Natalya Zadoyanova had lost contact with her younger brother Dmitriy, who was trapped in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol... When she next heard from him, he was in tears. “I’m alive,” he told her. “I’m in Russia.” ... They lied ... Now ... Volgograd, about 600 kilometers (370 miles) to the east, or Penza, twice as far ... .
) < Home < News < More in detail. 06.07.2022 (15.30) Grenade launcher operators and snipers finish their training at Prudboy training ground near Volgograd. Grenade launcher operators and snipers from Southern Military District (SMD) mechanised infantry units are finishing their training at Prudboy training ground located near Volgograd.
VLADIMIR Zotov, a resident of the southern Russian city of Volgograd, says he feels sorry for Ukrainian civilians who died during Moscow’s intervention but insists the Kremlin had no other choice ...Alexander Grachev, who has lived in Volgograd for the past two decades, also draws parallels with Russia’s fight against Nazi troops.