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  • Authors: Grebenichenko SF1, Shirokorad II2
  • Affiliations:
    1. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
    2. State University of Land Use Planning
  • Issue: No 4 (2014)
  • Pages: 72-86
  • Section: ARTICLES
  • URL:
  • Retraction date: 20.09.2021
  • Retraction reasons description:

    The reason for the article retraction is excessive self-citation from source: Grebenichenko, S.F., Shirokorad, I.I. “From Borodino to Paris.” Sotsyal’no-gumanitarnye znaniia, no. 5 (2014): 192-209.

    This article has been retracted (i.e. withdrawn from the press) by the Editor (Minutes of a Meeting of the editorial board of the Journal № 1 held on 20 September, 2021) with permission of the publisher.

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The article was written for the 235 th anniversary of the State University of Land Use Planning and the 200th anniversary of the entry of Russian troops into Paris. The first Russian special land measuring educational institution was created in 1779 - it was Konstantinovsky land measuring school, later it was called Emperor Constantine land measuring institute. At present the State University of Land Use Planning is the oldest university in Russia after Lomonosov MSU and it marks its 235 th anniversary. In the history of every nation there are events and dates, which nurture the feeling of national pride. Obviously such great events were the Patriotic war of 1812 and following foreign campaigns of Russian troops which ended in 1814 by capturing of Paris and overthrow of Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte. The important role in the final victory over Napoleon, which occurred 200 years ago, was played by outstanding representatives of the Moscow land surveying school. Many of them took an active part in the battles against the enemy from Borodino to Paris. This is the subject of the article.

About the authors

S F Grebenichenko

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Russian History

I I Shirokorad

State University of Land Use Planning

Department of Social-legal Sciences and Humanities


Copyright (c) 2014 Grebenichenko S.F., Shirokorad I.I.

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