Gnezdovo


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Gnezdovo

 

an urban-type settlement in Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR, on the right bank of the Dnieper River. It is a railroad station 14 km west of Smolensk. There are construction materials and house-building combines in Gnezdovo.

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While we most often associate this eagle's appearance with the seal of Ivan HI and the arguments over Byzantine versus Habsburg influence, the image appeared sporadically in earlier Old Russian culture: for example, the two-headed bird image found in the Gnezdovo hoard, probably from the last third of the tenth century.