Russia, Valdai Upland

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

The Valdai Upland is located in the northwestern part of the Russian Plain, within the Tver, Novgorod, Smolensk and, in part, Pskov and Leningrad regions, with a length of more than 600 km. Height from 150 to 250 m, the highest point is 346.9 m.

Russia, Valdai overland travel

Russia, Valdai overland travel

Church of the Dormition of the village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region. Stone Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with chapels of St. Nicholas and the Iberian Mother of God was built in 1778-1790 years.

Church of the Dormition of the village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Church of the Dormition of the village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Milk and meat sovkhoz “Peredovik” was founded in January 1969 based on the decision of the general “Peredovik” kolkhoz meeting Schuchenskogo village council on the basis of land and public property kolkhoz “Peredovik”. Central manor farm was located in the village. Schuchenskogo Shchuchye Village Council.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Kolkhoz “Peredovik” was formed in 1958 by combining the small kolkhozes into one enlarged kolkhoz.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Most of the huts in the village of Shchuchye, as well as in the settlements of former more extensive Schuchenskoy parish, built of brick instead of wood, as in other townships of the county. Total population in Shchuchye were state peasants and had a higher standard of living compared to serfs. And it allows them to build brick houses.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.

Russia, village of Shchuchye Ostashkov district of Tver region.