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Kulichevo Destination Guide

Touring Kulichevo in Russia

Kulichevo in the region of Smolensk is a city located in Russia - some 182 mi or ( 294 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kulichevo is now 05:32 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yakovlevo, Tver, Smolensk, Orël, and Veliky Novgorod. Being here already, consider visiting Yakovlevo . Check out our recomendations for Kulichevo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Vedrosha

The Battle of the Vedrosha River was a battle in the course of the Russo-Lithuanian war of 1500–1503 which ended with a decisive Russian victory and proved to be of strategic significance. It was carried out on 14 July 1500, some 50 km to the west of Kaluga, between forces of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, under command of Prince Konstantin Ostrozhsky and Russian (Muscovite) army under Prince Daniil Shchenya.

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Located at 54.82 33.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1500 in Lithuania, Battles involving Poland, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Conflicts in 1500

Dorogobuzh

Dorogobuzh is a historic town and the administrative center of Dorogobuzhsky District of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, straddling the Dnieper River and located 125 kilometers east of Smolensk and 71 kilometers west of Vyazma. Population: 10,720; 12,250; 12,254. It originated before the Mongol invasion of Rus' as a fortress defending eastern approaches to Smolensk. In 1508, Vasily III sent Italian masters to build a wooden fort there.

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Located at 54.92 33.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in Smolensk Oblast

Yelnya Offensive

The Soviet Army's Yelnya Offensive operation (August 30 – September 8, 1941) was part of the Battle of Smolensk during the initial period of the German-Soviet War. The offensive was against the semi-circular Yelnya salient which the German 4th Army had extended 50 km south-east of Smolensk forming a staging area for a continued offensive towards Vyazma and eventually Moscow.

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Located at 54.57 33.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Battles and operations of the Soviet–German War, Conflicts in 1941, Operation Barbarossa, Strategic operations of the Red Army in World War II