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Krasnyy Yar Destination Guide

Discover Krasnyy Yar in Russia

Krasnyy Yar in the region of Rjazan is a town located in Russia - some 126 mi or ( 202 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Krasnyy Yar is now 02:46 AM (Saturday) . 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: Yuvino, Voronezh, Vladimir, Veret'ye, and Vel'ye-Rodionovka. When in this area, you might want to check out Yuvino . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Krasnyy Yar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Kursha-2 was an industrial community in the Central Meshchyora, Ryazan Oblast. It was built soon after the October Revolution for the exploitation of the local forests, and was annihilated by a firestorm on 3 August 1936. The disaster caused 1200 human deaths. A narrow-gauge railway ran from the Trans-Meshchyora trunk-railway to Kursha-2 and then extended to Lesomashinny and Charus. More than 1000 lived in this woodcutters' settlement during the 1930s.

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Located at 54.94 40.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1936 fires, 1936 in the Soviet Union, Defunct towns in Russia, Disasters in the Soviet Union, Former populated places in Russia, Ryazan Oblast, Wildfires in Russia