Город Киров в 1930-е годы
The city of Kirov in the 1930s
Merry Walk played here by Variety Jazz Orchestra Vr. of the USSR
Kirov, formally known as Vyatka from 1780 to 1935, and Khlynov from 1457-1780 is located on the Vyatka River northeast of Moscow. The city is the historical, cultural, industrial and scientific centre of the Urals.....
The original settlement was founded in 1174. n 1727 the province of Khlynov passed from the Siberian province to the Kazan province. On December 18, 1780 by decree of Empress Catherine II the town of Khlynov was renamed into the city of Vyatka and made it the seat of the Vyatka Governorate. The town also served as a place of exile, notably for Alexander Herzen, Alexander Vitberg, and Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin.....On December 5, 1934, in memory of the Russian revolutionary, Soviet statesman and politician, Sergei M. Kirov, the city was rem=named In his honour....,