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Discover Volkovskiy in Russia

Volkovskiy in the region of Rjazan is a town located in Russia - some 121 mi or ( 194 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Volkovskiy is now 02:51 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: Voronezh, Volkovskiy, Vladimir, Tuma, and Tula. When in this area, you might want to check out Voronezh . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Volkovskiy ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Meshchera Lowlands

Meshchera Lowlands (Meshchyora Lowlands), also referred to as simply "Meshchera"/"Meshchyora" is a spacious lowland in the middle of the European Russia. It is named after the Finno-Ugric Meshchera tribe, which used to live there. It occupies parts of Moscow Oblast, Vladimir Oblast and Ryazan Oblast; respectively, it is spoken of Moscow, Vladimir, and Ryazan Meshcheras.

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Located at 55.18 40.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Geography of Moscow Oblast, Geography of Russia, Geography of Ryazan Oblast, Geography of Vladimir Oblast

Kursha-2

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 16 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