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Vyborg | The crumbling historical city of Russia

Oct 29, 2016 11:41 IST
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Once a busy medieval trading hub, Vyborg has fallen into ruin. This Russian city was established in 2193 and was a major trading centre between the East and West and had Russian, Swedish and Finnish influences. It was a rich architectural and archaeological heritage but was damaged during World War II. And after that, it was neglected for years. The World Monuments Watch has included the city on its list of 50 world heritage sites under the threat of extinction. (Reuters)