• Aleksandr Moiseyevich Veprik

  • Siege of Veprik

    Siege of Veprik

    The Siege of Veprik took place on January 3 to January 17, 1709 during the Swedish invasion of Russia in the Great Northern War. After the unusual cold winter, many troops had died from both armies and Charles XII of Sweden decided to siege the Russian city of Veprik to put pressure on Tsar Peter I of Russia. In the town there was a garrison of about 1,500 men. After the Russian commander, the Scot Colonel Fermor refused to surrender, Charles XII started a bombardment of the town and later, on 17 January also an assault. After about two hours of intense fighting the Swedes pulled back, unable to capture the town. However, the Russians surrendered on the night to the 18th January and the Swedes could march in by diplomatic. The result of the capture was little, another town had fallen for the Russians but in a strategic view, not much had changed. About 400 Swedes was killed and another 600 wounded. The whole Russian garrison was either killed, captured or wounded. After several days Charles XII burnt down the town.

  • Veprik, Alexander

  • Alexander Veprik

    Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, also Weprik, (Russian: Александр Моисеевич Веприк; 23 June 1899 in Balta, Podolia Governorate, Russian Empire, now Ukraine – 13 October 1958 in Moscow ) was a Russian (Ukrainian; Soviet ) composer and music educator. Veprik is considered one of the greatest composers of the "Jewish school" in Soviet music.

  • Vepryk

    Vepryk

    Vepryk is a village in Ukraine, in the Fastiv Raion of the Kiev Oblast. The village has a population of 1,053. It is famous for being the place where Ukrainian composer Kyrylo Stetsenko died. His house is a currently a museum, and there is monument on his grave.

  • Vepříkov

    Vepříkov

    Vepříkov is a village and municipality (obec) in Havlíčkův Brod District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic.

  • Vepřek

    Vepřek may refer to:

  • Vepris

    Vepris

    Vepris is a genus of plant in family Rutaceae. It comprises some 80 species, mainly from tropical Africa, Madagascar, Zanzibar and the Mascarene islands and at a lesser extend in Arabia and India.

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