Sunday, December 27, 2009

A unique footage that was filmed in Poltava in 1909 now is available on YOUTUBE.COM

This footage was filmed on June 27-28 2009 when Russian Tsar Nikolay II arrived to Poltava to mark 200th anniversary of the Battle of Poltava that turned Russia into an important figure on the European scene. Russian Tsar was accompanied by Pyotr Stolypin , the Prime Minister of Russia from 1906 to 1911. On attached photo you can see inauguration of the monument to the commandant of the fortress of Poltava colonel Kelin. This inauguration is reflected in the footage. To see this unique footage just click at