Discover Kostino in Russia
Kostino in the region of Smolensk is a town located in Russia - some 105 mi or ( 169 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital .
Local time in Kostino is now 10:35 PM (Friday) . 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: Zlatoustovo, Voskresensk, Volokolamsk, Vlas'yevo, and Tver. When in this area, you might want to check out Zlatoustovo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kostino ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Klushino
The Battle of Klushino (Battle of Kłuszyn) was fought on 4 July 1610, between forces of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia during the Polish-Russian War, part of Russia's Time of Troubles. The battle occurred near the village of Klushino near Smolensk. In the battle the outnumbered Commonwealth force secured a decisive victory over Russia, due to the tactical competence of hetman Stanisław Żółkiewski and the military prowess of the elite Commonwealth "winged" hussars.
Located at 55.66 34.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Klushino is a village in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, situated on the old road between Vyazma and Mozhaysk, not far from Gzhatsk. It was the site of a major battle during the Russo-Polish War (1605-1618). The village is best known as the birthplace of Yuri Gagarin, the first Soviet cosmonaut and the first man in space. The Gagarin house has been converted into a museum
Located at 55.67 35.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
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