Introduction of Rybinsk
City and port in Yaroslavl oblast, on the Volga River and the Rybinsk Reservoir. Mentioned as early as 1137, it has been a center of river traffic between Arkhangelsk and Moscow for four centuries and since the 1870s has been a shipping link to St. Petersburg. Birthplace of the Bolshevik leader Shcherbakov, the city was renamed in his honor between 1946 and 1958.

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