- the former name (until 1921) of Makhachkala
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And if Petrovsk had a city gate, its sole inscription could be "Lasciate ogni speranza voi ch' entrate."
The miseries of Omsk have been described by Dostoievsky, but those of Petrovsk will never be entirely known.
Bélopolsky and Glasenapp at Petrovsk and Jurjevitch respectively.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century
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