Monument in Petrozavodsk

Statue of Yury Andropov

Unveiled to protests and arrests in 2005, a youthful statue of Yury Andropov commemorates the USSR’s 1982–84 supremo and chief of Petrozavodsk’s Komsomol (Communist Party youth wing) some 50 years earlier. Andropov …
Monument in Petrozavodsk

Statue of Peter the Great

Close to the hydrofoil terminal is a jaunty statue of Peter the Great pointing to the spot where Petrozavodsk would be founded.
Notable Building in Petrozavodsk

Onezhskiy Tractor Factory

One of the oldest factories in Russia, this strikingly grand building first opened for business in 1703.