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12:32 GMT +3 hours19 December 2014
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Phototour of Yasnaya Polyana, museum-estate of Leo Tolstoy

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The State Memorial and Natural Preserve Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy “Yasnaya Polyana” was established 90 years ago, on June 10, 1921. The Tolstoy family believed that the estate was named Yasnaya Polyana (Sunny Meadow) after a spacious sunny valley located nearby. It is also possible that it was named after the Yasenka river.

The State Memorial and Natural Preserve Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy “Yasnaya Polyana” was established 90 years ago, on June 10, 1921. The Tolstoy family believed that the estate was named Yasnaya Polyana (Sunny Meadow) after a spacious sunny valley located nearby. It is also possible that it was named after the Yasenka river.