Pechory

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Pechory

 

a city and administrative center of Pechory Raion, Pskov Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated 3 km from the Pechory-Pskovskie railroad station on the Pskov-Valka line. It has a collector-drain pipe plant and a knitwear factory. There is a museum of local lore in the city.

Pechory arose in the 16th century as the trading quarter for the Pskov-Pechory Monastery. Together with the monastery, it was an important strategic point on the western frontier of the Russian state from the 16th to early 18th centuries. From the end of the 18th century, it was a city in Pskov Province and Pskov District. From 1920 to 1940 it was part of bourgeois Estonia. It was occupied by fascist German troops from August 1941 through Aug. 11, 1944. Since 1945 it has been part of Pskov Oblast.

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And when you start building there beautiful gardens and house, there, on the Petseri (7) side there are those Estonian villages, you can see right away, the tiny beautiful houses, the grass is cut.
In Petseri a food kitchen operated for 200 by November (food for 300 was sent home).
granted Russia the trans-Narva and Petseri regions on Estonia's eastern frontier.
Yefimov was born on December 13, 1930, in Irboska, in former Petseri county of the Estonian Republic.
Several language days have been held at the Estonian-medium school in Petseri.
Nahes reaalset ohtu, et rinne mur dub, otsustas Laidoner saata Voru ja Petseri kaitseks lounarindele rohkem vaeosi, kaasa arvatud MDP.
According to a map of pedigree districts in 1939, the distribution area of the Estonian Red cattle breed covered the counties of Valga, Voru, Tartu, Viljandi and Petseri and partially covered the counties of Parnu, Jarva and Viru; the core areas of the Estonian Black-and-White where Harju and Jarva (Magiste 1939).
The main operational directions of the Red Army's offensive on the southern front were expected to be from Pskov via Petseri (Pechory) to Voru and Valga as well as along the Pskov-Riga paved road.
Petseri maavalitsus ja Valga linnavalitsus abistasid tootuid neile hadaabitoode korraldamisega 1924.