7 Sights in Zaraysk, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Zaraysk, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Zaraysk, Russia.

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1. Пожарский Д. М.

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Пожарский Д. М. Mikhail Scotti / Public domain

Dmitry Mikhaylovich Pozharsky was a Russian prince known for his military leadership during the Polish–Muscovite War from 1611 to 1612. Pozharsky formed the Second Volunteer Army with Kuzma Minin in Nizhny Novgorod against the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth's occupation of Russia during the Time of Troubles, resulting in Polish withdrawal after Russian victory at the Battle of Moscow in 1612. Pozharsky received the unprecedented title of Saviour of the Fatherland from Mikhail I of Russia, becoming a folk hero in Russian culture and honored in the Monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow's Red Square.

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2. Димитру Благоеву

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Dimitar Blagoev Nikolov was a Bulgarian political leader and philosopher. He was the founder of the Bulgarian left-wing political movement and of the first social-democratic party in the Balkans. Blagoev was also an important figure in the early history of Russian Marxism, and later founded and led the Bulgarian Communist Party. He was a prominent proponent of ideas for the establishment of a Balkan Federation. He is usually regarded and self-identified as a Bulgarian, and occasionally as a Macedonian Slav.

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3. Мерецков К.А.

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Мерецков К.А. не указан / CC BY 4.0

Kirill Afanasievich Meretskov was a Soviet military commander. Having joined the Communist Party in 1917, he served in the Red Army from 1920. During the Winter War of 1939–1940 against Finland, he had the task of penetrating the Mannerheim Line as commander of the 7th Army. He was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union shortly afterwards.

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4. Зарайский кремль

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The Zaraysk Kremlin is a rectangular fortified citadel, built on the orders of the Grand Prince Vasili III, originally constructed between 1528 and 1531, and located in the European part of Russia. It forms the historic centre of the industrial town of Zaraysk, roughly 160 km to the south-east of Moscow.

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5. Леонов В. Н.

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Леонов В. Н. Unknown / Fair use

Viktor Nikolayevich Leonov was a Soviet Navy officer and twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Considered a legend in the Soviet era after the war, he frequently gave speeches to Communist organizations about the war, but he became obscure after the fall of the Soviet Union.

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6. Пчелкин А. И.

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Пчелкин А. И. неизвестен / Добросовестное использование

Alexander Ivanovich Picherkin (1917-1976) was a Soviet military pilot. Participants in the Great Patriotic War. Soviet hero (1945). Captain guard. He was an honorary citizen of Zaraisk (1975). He is an honorary citizen of Ozersky District (1995).

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7. Новичков С. М.

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Новичков С. М. unknown / Fair use

Stepan Matveevich Novichkov was a Soviet fighter pilot during World War II. Awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on 4 February 1944 for his victories, by the end of the war his tally stood at an estimated 33 solo plus one shared shootdowns.

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