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Explore Marinki in Russia

Marinki in the region of Kaluga is a town in Russia - some 51 mi or ( 82 km ) South-West of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Marinki is now 05:21 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vysokovo, Volokolamsk, Tunayevo, Tula, and Teterinki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vysokovo . Where to go and what to see in Marinki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Oko

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 3 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 6 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 9 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