Facts in brief:
Located on Vuoksa River; an advanced post of Novgorod republic (13th-14th cen.); seized by Swedes (16th cen.);
recaptured by Peter the Great in 1710; under complete Finnish control 1918-1940; in 1948 it has been renamed Priozersk
Find more information:
Kexholm, Northern Fortresses Project
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