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Discover Staryy Akatuy in Russia

Staryy Akatuy in the region of Zabaykal’skiy Kray is a place located in Russia - some 3,131 mi or ( 5039 km ) East of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Local time in Staryy Akatuy is now 06:27 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Yakutsk " with a UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zhuravlëvo, Nikolayevka, Bazanovo, Aginskoye, and Choybalsan. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhuravlëvo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Staryy Akatuy ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Akatuy katorga

Akatuy katorga prison was part of the Nerchinsk katorga system of the Russian Empire in the Nerchinsk okrug of Transbaikalia. It was constructed in 1888 at the Akatuyskom mine, what is now the village of New Akatuy (Новый Акатуй). Originally labor convicts (mostly criminal) were used here for extraction of lead-silver ores. After the closing of the Kara katorga in 1890, it became one of the main centers of detention of political prisoners.

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Located at 51.03 117.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1888 establishments in Russia, Defunct prisons in Russia, History of Siberia