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Discover Kresty in Russia

Kresty in the region of Moskovskaya is a town located in Russia - some 39 mi or ( 64 km ) South-West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kresty is now 04:01 AM (Wednesday) . 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, Stremilovo, and Ryazan. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhukovo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kresty ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 11 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

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 12 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

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 18 km away
Tags: Rural localities in Kaluga Oblast


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 22 km away
Tags: Early warning systems, Missile defense, Oko

Institute for Spectroscopy Russian Academy of Sciences

The Institute for Spectroscopy Russian Academy of Sciences (ISAN) (in some sources the abbreviation used is ISAS, IS RAS) is a Russian research institution located in Troitsk, Moscow region. At present (2010) ISAN has eight research departments, which activity covers practically all kinds of spectroscopies: atomic, molecular, plasma, gases, liquids, condensed matter, amorphous solids, glasses, crystals, nanostructures, polymers, biological systems.

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Located at 55.46 37.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk Settlement, Troitsky Administrative Okrug

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