Lake Ladoga

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Ladoga (Rus. Ladozhskoye Ozero, Finnish Laatokka) Europe's largest lake, in nw Russia (near the Finnish border). It is drained by the River Neva. Formerly divided between Finland and the Soviet Union, it has been entirely within the Russian border since the Soviet invasion of Finland in 1940. Area: 17,678sq km (6826sq mi).

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