VladimirRedSun The city we live in is situated on the picturesque left bank of the Klyazma river. It is only 176 km to the east from the capital of Russia.
VladimirRedSun Vladimir is an ancient Russian city which was founded by Vladimir Sviatoslavich the Great (The Fire Sun) in 990 A.D.
VladimirRedSun Vladimir has a long history: it is glorious and outstanding. Our city became the centre of the Vladimir-Suzdal Principality in 1157 thanks to Andrey Bogolubsky.
VladimirRedSun During XII-XIII centuries the main masterpieces of White monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal were created: Golden Gate (1158-1164), Dormition Cathedral (1158-1160), Cathedral of Saint Demetrius (1191)
VladimirRedSun After Mongol-Tatars Invasion on February 8, 1238 Vladimir was destroyed and never fully recovered. Little by little it was losing the status of the capital.
VladimirRedSun Russian rulers Catherine the Great and Nicholas II visited Vladimir. In the middle of 1830-s, Alexander Herzen lived here and in 1907 a writer Ivan Shmelyov.
VladimirRedSun Nowadays Vladimir is a centre of Vladimir region and fast developing city. It is one of the most visited tourist cities of the Golden Ring.
VladimirRedSun Vladimir is successful in economics as there are such plants as Vladimir bakery industrial complex, Avtopribor, Tochmash, Electropribor. There are also a lot of banks, cafes and hotels.
VladimirRedSun One of the oldest Universities in Vladimir was Vladimir State University for the Humanities (1919). Now it is a part of Vladimir State University.
VladimirRedSun Our city is famous for the victories of such artistic gymnasts as Nikolai Andrianov (7-time Olympic champion), Yuri Korolev, Yuri Ryazanov (European champion) and a ski Olympic champion A. Prokurorov
VladimirRedSun A People’s Artist of the USSR Aleksey Batalov and FC “Zenit” goalkeeper Yuri Lodygin were born in Vladimir.
VladimirRedSun We are proud of our native city because it glorified Russia long time ago and is still at the top. It is clean, green, comfortable to live, study and work.
VladimirRedSun And we are able to contribute to the growth and development of the city in future!
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