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    Vladivostok (Владивосто́к​) Primorsky Krai Russia

Location
Vladivostok is located in Primorsky Krai (Martime Province) in the far east of Russia. Located in the southern extremity of Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula, which is about 30 km long and approximately 12 km wide, along Golden Horn Bay, near the borders with China and North Korea. To the south borders Sea of Japan. In Russian, Владивосто́к​.

History
In 1903, Vladivostok became linked via the Trans-Siberian Railway, which connected Vladivostok to Moscow and Europe. After the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladivostok was of great military importance for the Far Eastern Republic, the Provisional Priamurye Government, and the Allied intervention, consisting of foreign troops from Japan, the United States, Canada, Czechoslovakia, and other nations. The city was captured by Ieronim Uborevich's Red Army on October 25, 1922 and marked the end of the Russian Civil War.

Wartime History
During the 1930s-1945, used as a main Soviet Pacific Fleet Naval Base.

Today
Until 1991, Vladivostok was officially closed to foreigners.

Primorskrai Airfield (Primiori, Navy Airfield)
Wartime airfield near Vladivostok

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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