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Vel'yashevo Destination Guide

Delve into Vel'yashevo in Russia

Vel'yashevo in the region of Moskovskaya is a city in Russia - some 79 mi or ( 127 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Current time in Vel'yashevo is now 10:39 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vorontsovo, Volokolamsk, Tver, Sytino, and Sukonnikovo. While being here, make sure to check out Vorontsovo . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Vel'yashevo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Borodino (village), Mozhaysky District, Moscow Oblast

Borodino is a rural locality in Mozhaysky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 13 kilometers west of Mozhaysk. The village is famous as the location of the Battle of Borodino, which occurred in what is now known as the "Borodino Battlefield" (Бородинское поле). The State Borodino War and History Museum and Reserve is situated within the Borodino Battlefield. The reserved area is 109.7 square kilometers; the area of the protected zone is 645 square kilometers .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.53 35.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Rural localities in Moscow Oblast

Battle at Borodino Field

The Battle at Borodino Field was a part of the Battle of Moscow, on the Eastern Front of World War II. While referring to the battle in Russian, the Borodino Field is actually more commonly applied rather than just Borodino, cf. Georgy Zhukov ("... this division was forced to cross the arms with the enemy on the Borodino Field... "). At noon on 13 October 1941, German Junkers and Messerschmitt aircraft appeared over the Borodino Field, site of the climactic 1812 French-Russian clash.

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Located at 55.51 35.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1941 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 1941