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Salt lake

The Bolsheviks succeeded in a relatively easy to solve the problem of conquest of power in the capital and in major industrial centers of Russia. But in the province, in remote areas of the Soviet power had to withstand the resistance that took military forms, and only now the task of overcoming and suppressing the resistance is over in its main features. Russia won by the Bolsheviks.

Historical note:

“By order of Peter the great Lieutenant Mizgir with a detachment of Cossacks in 1714 arrived in the Minusinsk district to protect the Salt lake. First were built the barracks and guard house on the North side of the lake, and then several years later, colonized and established the settlement Outpost. Over a number of years Lieutenant Mizgir was transferred to field units, and then to the General staff, where he served for a long time. At the age of 68 years in the rank of General when retiring back to the village Outpost to his home, where he lived the last years of his life.”

Let’s say that the village eventually turned into a Cossack village, and on equal rights existed and the first name “Outpost”, and later the name of the village Continue reading

The Lake of Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland

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Lake Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland

Lake Plastira (the official name of the Tavropos ) is an artificial lake . located in the mountains of Thessaly (kardítsa district), at an altitude of 750 meters, supplying water to the Hydroelectric settlement and Tavropos of Karditsa.

The Tavropos reservoir – manmade – blue “shred” on a green canvas created by nature; the creation of man and nature, which became one of the most beautiful places in Greece, ideal for a relaxing holiday in all seasons .

Interestingly, the human intervention has not worsened the climate of the region, but rather is improved, contributing to the development of this district in all spheres of life and especially in travel .

Currently the lake Plastira with its scattered here and there, traditional villages, beautiful fjords, crystal clear water, in which more than 10 species of fish, on the right is the decoration district of Karditsa.

In addition, lake Plastira has a remarkably convenient geographical position, is situated at 325 km from the capital of Greece and 250 km from Thessaloniki.

In ancient times there ran the river Tavropos . which in the South was connected to Acheloos . the second longest river of Western Greece. The very same area was called Continue reading

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