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Vonlyarovo Destination Guide

Discover Vonlyarovo in Russia

Vonlyarovo in the region of Smolensk is a town located in Russia - some 245 mi or ( 394 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Vonlyarovo is now 06:51 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: Zhyuli, Zhornovka, Zamoshch'ye, Zagusin'ye, and Vonlyarovo. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhyuli . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Vonlyarovo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 9 km away
Tags: Katyn massacre

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 9 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

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 13 km away
Tags: Rural localities in Smolensk Oblast