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Gorkovskoye, settlement

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GORKOVSKOYE, a settlement in Vyborg District. Population: 297. It appeared in 1948 as a result of integration of the villages of Neuvola (also Neivola) and Kirjavala. It was named after A. M. Gorky (Peshkov) who lived in Kirjavala village in the winter of 1913-1914 and in the country boarding house of A. K. Gorbik-Lange in Neuvola in 1914-17; initially it was called Peshkovo, with the current name approved in October 1948. It was a popular recreation place in the mid-19th and early 20th c. Poet Demian Bedny, politician V. D. Bonch-Bruyevich (V. I. Lenin visited him in the summer of 1917), and writer F. N. Falkovsky (L. N. Andreyev died in his country house in 1919.) lived in Neivola in summer. The same name was given to the railway station on the Vyborg-St. Petersburg line near Yakovlevo village a few km away from G. The Gorkovskoye gardening community is located near the station.

Chistyakov, Anton Yuryevich

Andreyev, Leonid Nikolayevich
Bedny, Demyan ( the real name was E.A. Pridvorov)
Bonch-Bruyevich, Vladimir Dmitriyevich
Falkovsky, Fyodor Nikolayevich
Gorbik-Lange, Aleksandra Karlovna
Gorky, Maxim ( Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov)
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (the real name was Ulyanov)

Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Gorkovskoye Settlement
Historical Toponyms/Kiryavala
Historical Toponyms/Neuvola (Neyvola)
Historical Toponyms/Peshkovo
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Yakovlevo Settlement

Балашов Е.А. Карельский перешеек. Земля неизведанная. Юго-Западный сектор. Ч. 2: Уусикиркко (Поляны). СПб., 1998., С.139-145
Балашов Е.А. Карельский перешеек. Земля неизведанная. Ч. 3: Юго-западный сектор: Каннельярви – Куолемаярви (Победа –Пионерское). СПб., 1998, С.111-114

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Neuvola*, v. Gorkovskoye, settlement