Volga

  • (noun): A Russian river; the longest river in Europe; flows into the Caspian Sea.
    Synonyms: Volga River

Some articles on volga:

Volga, Indiana - Geography
... Volga is located at 38°47′02″N 85°31′05″W / 38.78389°N 85.51806°W / 38.78389 -85.51806 ...
Stenka Razin (Glazunov)
... on a richly caparisoned boat on the River Volga ... years have I offered a sacrifice to the Volga ... The slow introduction evokes the River Volga, quoting "The Song of the Volga Boatmen," with the song's solemnity coloring not only the B minor introduction but also the outer sections of the main Allegro con brio ...
Steamboats On The Volga River - Notable Events
... In 1913, the Romanovs boarded the steamer "Mezhen" at Nizhny Novgorod to sail down the Volga river for their 500th Anniversary tour ... Maxim Gorky, the writer, worked as a cook on a Volga steamer in his youth and thus the Volga river enters Russian literature stories where a young officer encounters a beautiful stranger on board a Volga steamer ... In Russian life, the Volga is like the sky and air ...
Soviet–German War - Conduct of Operations - Don, Volga, and Caucasus: Summer 1942
... The grand plan was to secure the Don and Volga first and then drive into the Caucasus towards the oilfields, but operational considerations and Hitler's ... A leap across the Don brought German troops to the Volga on 23 August but for the next three months the Wehrmacht would be fighting the Battle of Stalingrad street-by-street ...
Sok River
... Oblasts, Russia, a left tributary of the Volga River ... It flows southwest to meet the Samara Bend of the Volga near Sokolyi Mountains, north of the city of Samara ... Volga River Tributaries Selizharovka Vazuza Tvertsa Shosha Dubna Medveditsa Nerl Kashinka Sit' Mologa Suda Sheksna Sogozha Kotorosl Kostroma Nyomda Unzha Uzola Oka Kudma Kerzhenets Sura Vetluga ...

Famous quotes containing the word volga:

    The Volga flows into the Caspian Sea.... Horses eat oats and hay....
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)