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100 aastat kuulsust / 100 years of fame

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 7 November 2017 in Miscellaneous.

According famous Soviet legend, with the shot of Russian cruiser Aurora the October Revolution in Russia started 100 years ago - on 7th of November 1917.
Mostly it is agreed now, that there was one blank shot, but probably it was not a signal, because heroic attack of the Winter Palace, known from the movies, just did not happen.
And most of the ship, standing in Sankt Petersburg now, is a replica.
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Saint Petersburg, Russia @ July 2013

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Existence Artistique from Angers, France

superbe

7 Nov 2017 8:32am

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !!!

7 Nov 2017 6:13pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Well, that takes care of that legend. Someone should tell Putin. ;-) An excellent B&W.

7 Nov 2017 6:51pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

A great bit of history here nonetheless.

8 Nov 2017 2:38am