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Nizhniy_Novgorod 1.19, Russia

Obelisk of Minin and Pozharsky. In 1612, the so-called national militia, gathered by a local merchant, Kuzma Minin, and commanded by Knyaz Dmitry Pozharsky expelled the Polish troops from Moscow, thus putting an end to the "Time of Troubles" and establishing the rule of the Romanov dynasty.

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Taken on August 7, 2011