Gatchina sentence example

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  • Saltuikov, who (September 1792) recommended him to the cesarevich Paul Petrovich as the artillery officer most capable of reorganizing the army corps maintained by the prince at Gatchina.
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  • His inexorable discipline (magnified into cruelty by later legends) soon made the Gatchina corps a model for the rest of the Russian army.
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  • Arakcheev remorselessly applied the iron Gatchina discipline to the whole of the imperial forces, beginning with the Guards.
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  • In 1783 the empress gave him another estate at Gatchina, where he was allowed to maintain a brigade of soldiers whom he drilled on the Prussian model.
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  • The excitement of the change from his retired life in Gatchina to omnipotence drove him below the line of insanity.
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  • At Gatchina an alliance was concluded between Russia and Sweden on the 29th of October 1799.
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