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Smolensk in the region of Smolensk with it's 320,991 inhabitants is a place in Russia - some 229 mi (or 369 km) West of Moscow, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Smolensk is now 02:39 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Moscow" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tver, Talashkino, Stanichki, Smolensk, Rusilovo or Yasenaya. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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GaD Pict & Smolensk Travel - !

04:20 min ( January 26, 2011 by GaDPict)
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/ Belarusian Milk in Smolensk

05:30 min ( June 16, 2009 by NashaNiva)
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, . «» « » / Journalists of NNvideo went to Smolensk, a city in Russia situated near the border with Belarus. They looked for Belarsian dairy products in Smolensk shops and tal...

Lech Kaczynski aircraft

04:18 min ( April 10, 2010 by Videon01)
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Smolensk Approach

00:57 min ( April 13, 2010 by Tomasz Pyra)
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There is a valley in front of the Smolensk airfield. Could it cause pilot error when he controled approach angle using radar altimeter?

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Battle of Smolensk (1943)

The second Battle of Smolensk (7 August–2 October 1943) was a Soviet strategic offensive operation conducted by the Red Army as part of the Summer-Autumn Campaign of 1943. Staged almost simultaneously with the Lower Dnieper Offensive (13 August–22 September), the offensive lasted two months and was led by Generals Andrei Yeremenko commanding the Kalinin Front and Vasily Sokolovsky commanding the Western Front. Its goal was to clear the German presence from the Smolensk and Bryansk regions.

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Located at 54.78, 32.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1943 in the Soviet Union, Battles and operations of the Soviet–German War, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of World War II involving Germany, Conflicts in 1943, World War II aerial operations and battles of the Eastern Front

Siege of Smolensk (1609–11)

The Siege of Smolensk, known as the Smolensk Defense in Russia (Смоленская оборона in Russian) lasted 20 months between September 1609 and June 1611, when the Polish army besieged the Russian city of Smolensk during the Polish-Muscovite War (1605–1618). In September 1609, the Polish army under the command of King Sigismund III Vasa approached Smolensk. The city was defended by the Russian garrison under the command of voyevoda Mikhail Borisovich Shein (over 5,000 men and 200 guns).

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Tags:Battles of the Polish–Muscovite War (1605–1618), Conflicts in 1609, Conflicts in 1611, Sieges involving Poland, Sieges involving Russia, Smolensk

Battle of Smolensk (1812)

The Battle of Smolensk, the first major battle of the French invasion of Russia took place on August 16–18, 1812, between 175,000 men of the Grande Armée under Napoleon Bonaparte and 130,000 Russians under Barclay de Tolly, though only about 50,000 and 60,000 respectively were actually engaged. Napoleon attacked Smolensk occupied by Russian General Bagration's corps and captured two of the suburbs. During the night the Russians evacuated the burning city .

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Tags:1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, Smolensk

Assumption Cathedral in Smolensk

The Cathedral Church of the Assumption, dominating the city of Smolensk from the lofty Cathedral Hill, has been the principal church of the Smolensk bishopric for 800 years.

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Located at 54.78, 32.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:18th-century Eastern Orthodox church buildings, Buildings and structures in Smolensk Oblast, Religious buildings completed in 1772, Russian Orthodox cathedrals, Visitor attractions in Smolensk Oblast

Smolensk South Airport

Smolensk South Airport is an airport in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located 4 km south of the city of Smolensk that is no longer in use. It is a civilian airfield with a small tarmac. There are many stored An-2s and a disused DOSAAF area. It is not to be confused with Smolensk North Airport 4 km north of the city.

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Located at 54.78, 32.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Smolensk Oblast, Smolensk