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Explore Volgograd in Russia.

Volgograd in the region of Volgograd with it's 1,011,417 inhabitants is a place in Russia - some 566 mi (or 911 km) South-East of Moscow, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Volgograd is now 01:44 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Volgograd" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Volgograd, Vodstroy, Stavropol', Saratov, Ovrazhnyy or Vtoraya Pyatiletka. 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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02:28 min ( November 20, 2012 by TheRaden5)
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November 20, 2012. Channel "5 TV". Russia, Volgograd region, firing ground Prudboy. Training of the officers infantry - familiarization with the new technique


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03:25 min ( September 12, 2012 by TheRaden5)
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September 12, 2012. TV Zvezda. Russia, Volgograd region. Tactical exercises divisions logistic support of the Southern Military District. Part 2

4 Sept Airshow in Volgograd

01:53 min ( September 23, 2010 by Sofia Solomennikova)
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Interesting facts about this location

Pavlov's House

Pavlov's House (Russian: дом Павлова dom Pavlova) was a fortified apartment building during the Battle of Stalingrad from 27 September to 25 November 1942. It gained its popular name from Sergeant Yakov Pavlov, who commanded the platoon that seized the building and defended it during the long battle.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 48.72, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Battle of Stalingrad, Buildings and structures in Volgograd Oblast, Ruins in Russia, Volgograd

Central Stadium (Volgograd)

Central Stadium (Russian: Центральный стадион, Tsentralnyi Stadion) is a multi-purpose stadium in Volgograd, Russia, that is home to SC Rotor Volgograd. The capacity of the stadium is 32,120 with plans to expand to 45,015 in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 48.72, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1964 establishments in the Soviet Union, 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Buildings and structures in Volgograd Oblast, FC Rotor Volgograd, Football venues in Russia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Russia, Sports venues built in the Soviet Union, Sports venues completed in 1964

Mamayev Kurgan

Mamayev Kurgan is a dominant height overlooking the city of Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad) in Southern Russia. The name in Russian means "tumulus of Mamai". The original Mamayev Kurgan was a Tartar burial mound 102 metres high. The current formation is dominated by a memorial complex commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to February 1943).

More reading: Mamayev Kurgan homepage
Located at 48.72, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Battle of Stalingrad, Buildings and structures in Volgograd Oblast, Cemeteries in Russia, Commemorative mounds, Hills of Russia, Kurgans, Soviet military memorials and cemeteries, Visitor attractions in Volgograd Oblast, Volgograd, World War II memorials in Russia

Operation Uranus

Operation Uranus was the codename of the Soviet 19–23 November 1942 strategic operation in World War II which led to the encirclement of the German Sixth Army, the Third and Fourth Romanian armies, and portions of the German Fourth Panzer Army. The operation formed part of the ongoing Battle of Stalingrad, and was aimed at destroying German forces in and around Stalingrad.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 48.72, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1942 in the Soviet Union, Battle of Stalingrad, Battles and operations of the Soviet–German War, Military operations of World War II involving Germany

Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad was a major and decisive battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in the southwestern Soviet Union. The battle took place between August 23, 1942 and February 2, 1943 and was marked by constant close-quarters combat and lack of regard for military and civilian casualties.

More reading: Battle of Stalingrad homepage
Located at 48.72, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1942 in the Soviet Union, 1943 in the Soviet Union, Airbridge, Battle of Stalingrad, Battles and operations of the Soviet–German War, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of World War II involving Hungary, Battles of World War II involving Italy, Battles of World War II involving Romania, History of Slovakia, Joseph Stalin, Sniper warfare, Strategic operations of the Red Army in World War II, Urban warfare, World War II aerial operations and battles of the Eastern Front