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Monument to Vasilii Stepanovich Zavoiko

Lenina Square, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 683000, Russia
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Statue of the leader of PPK defence in 1854

Zavoiko was an Admiral in the Russian Navy. In 1850, he was appointed the first military governor... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Andrew M
An OK monument to a military genius

Vasily Zavoiko was the man who directed the defense of Petropavlovsk which resulted in a resounding... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
ExpatriateInGermany
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Lenina Square, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 683000, Russia
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Zavoiko was an Admiral in the Russian Navy. In 1850, he was appointed the first military governor of Kamchatka by Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky who was in charge of the Siberian Far East districts.He gained valuable military experience in 1827 by fighting with an Allied force including...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Vasily Zavoiko was the man who directed the defense of Petropavlovsk which resulted in a resounding Russian victory over the English and the French despite overwhelming numerical superiority of the latter. However, the monument is not really an artistic marvel.

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Soon as you step on shore (from a cruise ship's tender) in Petropavlovsk's, you will see a number of monuments paying homage to great historical figures of the area. Admiral Vasily Stepanovich Zavoyko was one of them. He was the governor of Kamchatka from 1850...More

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