River Neva

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Great Northern War - 1702–1710: Russia and The Baltic Provinces
... where Peter captured the Swedish fortress of Nyen guarding river Neva ... dismantled but already in summer 1703 Petropavlovskaya Krepost was founded at the mount of river Neva where city of Saint Petersburg was to be built ... Swedes tried to hinder Russian efforts at Neva by raiding it on 13 July 1704 with ships and landing forces but Swedish effort were blunted by Russian fortifications ...

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