A sense of immortality of Kursk and Soviet times was captured by a man who chose to see things a little differently from others.

Genady Bodrov was born on 17 May 1957, in Soltsy, Novgorod region. His family moved to Kursk and resided somewhere around Shkolnaya street, whereby it was…

No, we don’t mean that somewhere nearby Kursk there is an exploded nuclear reactor abandoned town and only inhibited by mutated animals or plants. But this article will be rather interesting for readers as we discovered info that are genuinely not available in English!

Pronounciation: Not ‘Kurchatov’ but rather ‘Kurchatough’

Approximately 30 kilometres away from Kursk City Centre is the village of Testovo, which a very unique and shy infrastructure hidden from the internet paparazzi for over 200 years! Tserkov Nikolaya Chudotvortsa (Church of Nicholas the Wonderworker). …

History painting in Russia was brought by Kursk artist Vyacheslav Schwarz.

Self-portrait, before 1869

The great artist Vyacheslav Schwarz was brought by a family of Danish ancestory on 22 September 1838. Historians claim that the house where the family lived in Kursk was located where School #18 is now (Sovetskaya st., 25). His…

View of Korennaya Pustyn Monastery

Korennaya Pustyn is a monastery located in the Svoboda region of Kursk, approximately 30 km from the historical centre region. Despite being a picturesque place, there is much deeper and richer history that attracts religious pilgrims of Orthodox Christians from all over Russia.

Back in 1295, two hunters were walking…

The Faded Riverbank

Sharing a common love towards Kursk by sharing stories and parts of historical events in different timelines. Our website: http://thefadedriverbank.tilda.ws/

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