St. Peterburg: Then and Now

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The Siege of Leningrad was one of the most important yet devastating standoffs of World War II. For three years the city of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) stood fast against Nazi troops, suffering immense casualties as they were unable to get almost any supplies of food or fuel.

The haunting photos by artist and photographer Sergey Larenkov are current photos overlaid with vintage photos from World War II.  Very beautiful stuff here and here