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Delve into Kresty in Russia

Kresty in the region of Tula is located in Russia - some 160 mi or ( 258 km ) South of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kresty is now 12:45 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Znamenskoye, Zelenaya Roshcha, Voronezh, Tula, and Starotroitskaya Kozlovka. While being here, you might want to check out Znamenskoye . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kresty ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kulikovo Field

Kulikovo Field (Russian: Куликово поле, or Kulikovo Pole; lit. "snipes' field") is a field in Tula Oblast in Russia, where the famous Battle of Kulikovo took place on September 8 of 1380. As established by Stepan Nechayev, the battlefield is located between the rivers of Nepryadva, Krasivaya Mecha, and Don some 140 km away from Tula and 23 km away from the Kulikovo Pole railway station.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.61 38.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Geography of Tula Oblast, Military and war museums in Russia, Museums in Tula Oblast

Battle of Kulikovo

For the opera 'The Battle of Kulikovo' see Dmitry Donskoy (opera) Battle of Kulikovo Part of Mongol Yoke 250px17th century illustration Date September 8, 1380 Location Kulikovo Field near the Don River Result Decisive Moscow victory, securing the title of Grand Duke after the Moscow faction. First historical mention of Russia as an independent country.

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Located at 53.65 38.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1380 in Europe, 1380s in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving the Mongols, Conflicts in 1380, Golden Horde, Politics of Muscovy

Nepryadva

The Nepryadva is a right tributary of the Don river in Russia. It is 48 km long. Near the mouth of the river the Battle of Kulikovo was fought.

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Located at 53.67 38.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Don basin, Rivers of Tula Oblast

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