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Discover Chentsovo in Russia

Chentsovo in the region of Kaluga is a town located in Russia - some 50 mi or ( 81 km ) South-West of Moscow , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Chentsovo

Local time in Chentsovo is now 08:22 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zhukovo, Volokolamsk, Tula, Teterinki, and Ryazan. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhukovo . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chentsovo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Oko (Russian: Око meaning Eye in old Russian), is a Russian missile defence early warning programme consisting of satellites in Molniya and geosynchronous orbits. Oko satellites are used to identify launches of ballistic missiles by detection of their engines' exhaust plume in infrared light, and complement other early warning facilities such as Voronezh, Daryal and Dnepr radars.

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Located at 55.07 37.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Early warning systems, Missile defense, Oko

Tarutino, Russia

Tarutino is a rural locality in Zhukovsky District of Kaluga Oblast, Russia, located on the Nara River 35 kilometers from Maloyaroslavets. It has an altitude of 262 meters . It has a population of 733. The 1812 Battle of Tarutino in Napoleon's invasion of Russia took place eight kilometers from the village.

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Located at 55.12 36.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Rural localities in Kaluga Oblast

Battle of Tarutino

The Battle of Tarutino was a part of Napoleon's invasion of Russia. The battle is sometimes called the Battle of Vinkovo or the Battle of Chernishnya after the local river. Many historians claim that the latter name is more fitting because the village of Tarutino was 8 km from the described events. In the battle Russian troops under the command of Bennigsen defeated French troops under the command of Joachim Murat.

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Located at 55.18 37.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, Kaluga Oblast

UNK proton accelerator

The UNK proton accelerator was a large particle accelerator under construction in Protvino, near Moscow, Russia, at the Institute for High Energy Physics. While progress in construction was announced in 1996, after the breakup of the Soviet Union and the economic changes in the country, government funding to the project was halted and only security and maintenance are funded.

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Located at 54.87 37.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Particle physics facilities, Science and technology in the Soviet Union

Russian National Research Medical University

Pigorov Russian National Research Medical University (Russian: Российский национальный исследовательский медицинский университет имени Н. И. Пирогова) is a Russian Medical University. It is one of the largest medical universities in Russia and Europe with more than 9,000 students.

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Located at 55.28 37.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: 1906 establishments in Russia, Education in Russia, Education in the Soviet Union, Educational institutions established in the 1900s, Universities and colleges in Moscow