Example sentences for: peterburg

How can you use “peterburg” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It has been said that some people born in Petrograd (as St. Petersburg was renamed with a Slavic calque in World War I) have lived out their lives in Leningrad and will die in Sankt-Peterburg.

  • But one can hardly imagine that Sankt-Peterburg/Petrograd/Leningrad/ Sankt-Peterburg will ever be called Peterston .

  • Sankt-Peterburg is awkward, is un-Slavic, un-Russian, grating.

  • In November, 1991, when I mentioned to a resident of Sankt-Peterburg my distaste for the restored official name, she shrugged and remarked, Well, the thing was to get rid of the Lenin .

  • A Vienna-based cotton broker whom I met in Sankt-Peterburg in November, 1991, was negotiating with Uzbeks in Russian.


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