Russia: see PeterhofPeterhof
or Petergof
, formerly (1944–97) Petrodvorets
, town, NW European Russia, on Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland. Administratively part of Saint Petersburg, Peterhof is a port, a rail terminus, and a resort center.
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Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Control Processes, Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskii Prospekt 35, Petergof, Saint Petersburg 198504, Russia
Min, who had personally supervised the crushing of the Moscow armed uprising in December 1905, was fatally shot by a Socialist-Revolutionary terrorist in plain sight of his wife and daughter on the platform at the Novyi Petergof train station, only a few kilometers away from where Nicholas was residing in the Alexandria Park.
Spiridovich was apparently the first official in Russia to propose creating a permanent office to scrutinize the identity of people living and traveling in the suburban towns (and in their vicinity) where the emperor maintained residences--Tsarskoe Selo, Novyi Petergof, Gatchina, and Pavlovsk.
and Sliaupa, S.: 2006, The exceptional earthquakes in Kaliningrad District, Russia on September 21, 2004 In: Modern methods of processing and interpretation of seismological data, Materials from international seismological school dedicated to 100-anniversary foundation of seismic stations Pulkovo and Ekaterinburg, Petergof 2-6 October, 2006.
Tom and Natasha, who he met more than a year ago while teaching English in Russia, had set up home in Old Petergof, a small town near St Petersburg.