Old photos of Mirny, Arkhangelsk Oblast
Coat of arms Mirny

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History of city Mirny, Arkhangelsk Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Peace - closed since 1966 in the city of Arkhangelsk Oblast, located in the western region, lakeside Plestsy. Date of establishment - 1957. Previous name - Leningrad-400, Leningrad-300 Mirny-12. The city history begins with Plestsy village, founded in the 1730 year.

In 1957, close to the village there was a military town connections intercontinental ballistic missiles. Subsequently, on the basis of the connection it was established Plesetsk cosmodrome. From the 1970s to the early 1990s Plesetsk cosmodrome holds the world leader in the number of rocket launches into space (from 1957 to 1993 year, from here was carried 1372 launch, while being on a 2nd place Baikonur only 917).

Population: 32 245

Mirny. The station Plesetskaya
The station Plesetskaya

Mirny. Carousel in the park
Carousel in the park

Mirny. Movie theater 'Flight' in the airplane Li-2
Movie theater 'Flight'" in the airplane Li-2

Mirny. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city


Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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