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Gnezdovo in the region of Smolensk is a town in Russia - some 237 mi or ( 381 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Gnezdovo is now 08:31 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Yasennaya, Smolensk, Rusilovo, Pskov, and Penisnar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yasennaya . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Gnezdovo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gnyozdovo

Gnyozdovo is a village in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Dnieper River twelve kilometers downstream from Smolensk, in the proximity of Katyn. The village is noted for its extensive remains of a Slavic-Varangian settlement which flourished in the 10th century as a major trade station on the trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks, see Gnezdovo for details.

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Located at 54.79 31.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Rural localities in Smolensk Oblast

Gnezdovo

Gnezdovo or Gnyozdovo is an archeological site located near the village of Gnyozdovo in Smolensk Oblast, Russia. The site contains extensive remains of a Slavic-Varangian settlement that flourished in the 10th century as a major trade station on the trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks.

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Located at 54.77 31.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Russia, Buildings and structures in Smolensk Oblast, Former populated places in Russia, Geography of Smolensk Oblast, Old Russian inscriptions, Portages, Rus settlements

Katyn massacre

The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre (Polish: zbrodnia katyńska, mord katyński, 'Katyń crime'; Russian: Катынский расстрел Katynskij ra'sstrel 'Katyn shooting'), was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs, the Soviet secret police, in April and May 1940. The massacre was prompted by Lavrentiy Beria's proposal to execute all members of the Polish Officer Corps, dated 5 March 1940.

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Located at 54.77 31.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Katyn massacre

Smolensk North Airport

Smolensk North Airport (Russian военный аэродром "Смоленск-Северный", "Smolensk North Military Aerodrome") is a decommissioned military airbase in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located 4 km north of the city of Smolensk. It is now used as Smolensk's sole airport for civil and military flights. It has a remote revetment area with 8 pads and a Yakovlev factory at the southeast side of the airfield, the Smolensk Aviation Plant.

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Located at 54.83 32.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash, Airports in Smolensk Oblast, Russian Air Force bases, Smolensk, Soviet Air Defence Force bases, Soviet Air Force bases, Soviet Military Transport Aviation

Battle of Smolensk (1943)

The second Battle of Smolensk (7 August–2 October 1943) was a Soviet strategic offensive operation conducted by the Red Army as part of the Summer-Autumn Campaign of 1943. Staged almost simultaneously with the Lower Dnieper Offensive (13 August–22 September), the offensive lasted two months and was led by Generals Andrei Yeremenko commanding the Kalinin Front and Vasily Sokolovsky commanding the Western Front. Its goal was to clear the German presence from the Smolensk and Bryansk regions.

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Located at 54.78 32.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1943 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 1943, World War II aerial operations and battles of the Eastern Front