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Korobitsino, settlement

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KOROBITSINO, a settlement in Vyborg District. Population: 1200. Established in 1948 by integration of the villages of Päivilä, Sakastila, Pentsilä, Aliskapa, Sakkalila. Initially it was named Srednegorye; in the late 1948 it was renamed K. in memory of border guard A. I. Korobitsin who was killed fighting with border trespassers in 1927. In the 1990s, K. became an Alpine ski center including the resorts Krasnoye Ozero, Zolotaya Dolina, and Snezhny. Sporting competitions are held there – in freestyle, alpine skis, and snowboard, in particular, the Cup of Europe in freestyle since 2004. In 2003, the “Summer Christmas Carol” folklore festival was held at the Krasnoye Ozero resort.

A. Y. Chistyakov

Chistyakov, Anton Yuryevich

Korobitsin, Andrey Ivanovich

Historical Toponyms/Aliskapa Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Korobitsino Settlement
Historical Toponyms/Pentsilya Village
Historical Toponyms/Pyaivilya
Historical Toponyms/Sakastila
Historical Toponyms/Sakkalila Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District

Балашов Е.А. Карельский перешеек – земля неизведанная. СПб., 2005. Ч. 9: Центральный сектор. Валкъярви – Вуоксела [Мичуринское – Ромашки]., С.165-171

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"Summer Kolyadas", festival